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Rewarding stargazing hike on Mt Cvrsnica

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  • Sunrise over Diva Grabovica
    / Sunrise over Diva Grabovica
    Photo: Adnan Bubalo, Via Dinarica
  • / Start at Muharnica
    Photo: Adnan Bubalo, Via Dinarica
  • / Clear sky
    Photo: Adnan Bubalo, Via Dinarica
  • / Hiking crew
    Photo: Adnan Bubalo, Via Dinarica
  • / Skloniste u daljini
    Photo: Dragica Lupić, Via Dinarica
  • / Mountain lodge Vilinac
    Photo: abcportal.info, http://www.abcportal.info/Slike/0x0/cvrsnica-0611614.jpg
  • / Crvenjak tarn on Cvrsnica mountain
    Photo: Elma Okić, CC BY, Via Dinarica
  • / Hajducka Vrata (Rebel's door) - the symbol of Via Dinarica
    Photo: Elma Okić, CC BY, Via Dinarica
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Night hike and rewarding stargazing on MtCvrsnica is a must do! Engage all your senses and enjoy the clear sky!
moderate
Distance 18.6 km
6:11 h
784 m
788 m
This is very well marked hiking trail where you'll enjoy both amazing deep forest hike and intensive stargazing at night!
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Author
Olja Latinovic
Update: December 07, 2017
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2,022 m
Lowest point
1,462 m
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Rest Stop

Mountain Lodge Vilinac

Safety information

Consider that this tour goes trough remote wilderness. Mind your step on difficult terrain.

 The mountain rescue service is reached by calling 112.

http://gss.ba/ 

Tips and hints

http://www.vilinac.ba/

 

 

Start

Muharnica (1,461 m)
Coordinates:
DD
43.671098, 17.622270
DMS
43°40'16.0"N 17°37'20.2"E
UTM
33T 711399 4838685
w3w 
///protruded.clauses.included

Destination

VIlinac

Turn-by-turn directions

Night hike started from Muharnica, which is located cca 2 km from the Sovicka Vrata Entrance to the Blidinje Nature Park. Follow the macadam road for cca 10min car drive until you'll reach the trailhead and the starting point. There is small parking lot where you can leave your car. From that part, the trail is very well marked, so be advised to follow the trail markings and enjoy the forest. 

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

No public transport yet. Get to Muharnica by taxi from Jablanica, Tomislavgrad or Posusje.

Taxis or buses to Blidinje can be arranged in Mostar, Posusje, Tomislavgrad and also Jablanica. 

There is a bus station at the arrival point with several lines from/to Mostar, Konjic or Sarajevo.

Getting there

Drive to Muharnica from Sovicka Vrata Entrance spot in Blidinje Nature Park. Follow the road for a couple hundred meters to the trailhead on your left sayin Muharnica. Folow the dirt road and after 10 min car drive, you'll see a trailhead and a hiking starting point.

Parking

Close to trailhead at the end of the dirt road.

Coordinates

DD
43.671098, 17.622270
DMS
43°40'16.0"N 17°37'20.2"E
UTM
33T 711399 4838685
w3w 
///protruded.clauses.included
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Standard mountaineering equipment, in accordance with the weather.

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Blister kit
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
18.6 km
Duration
6:11 h
Ascent
784 m
Descent
788 m
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