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Hiking Trail

Vran ridge

· 2 reviews · Hiking Trail · Bosnia and Herzegovina
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  • View on Cvrsnica
    / View on Cvrsnica
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, terra-dinarica-tourenerfassung
  • / Veliki Vran summit
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, terra-dinarica-tourenerfassung
  • / View on Ramsko lake
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, terra-dinarica-tourenerfassung
  • / View on Blidinje lake
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, terra-dinarica-tourenerfassung
  • / Vran summit
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, terra-dinarica-tourenerfassung
  • / View over Duvanjsko polje (field)
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, terra-dinarica-tourenerfassung
  • / trail blazing
    Photo: Via Dinarica BiH, terra-dinarica-tourenerfassung
  • / Song about Vran mountain
    Video: Via Dinarica
ft 8000 7000 6000 5000 4000 3000 12 10 8 6 4 2 mi Holiday house at Vran mountain Hajdučke Vrleti Motel Anastasia weekend house

Nice ridge tour with views on Duvanjsko Polje, Lake Blidinje, Dugo Polje, Cvrsnica, Ljubusa, and Ramsko Lake. 
moderate
21 km
7:30 h
1386 m
1344 m
Follow the old forest road for 3.5 km and turn towards Vesine Staje. From there, go through the lovely pine forest to Omar Meadow. From there, again take the forest road to Omrcenica and further to the beech forest. Go over mountain meadows and dwarf pines toward the steeper slopes of Mali (Little) Vran. Follow the unmarked ridge to Vran, and then again the marked trail to the crossing to Veliki (Great) Vran. Decide if you are going for the highest summit of Vran mountain (approximately 1 hour more). Descend via the marked trail down to the pine forest, and at the end, follow the gravel road for a couple hundred meters to the hotel Hajducke Vrleti.
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Author
Via Dinarica BiH
Updated: June 15, 2017

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Veliki Vran, 2074 m
Lowest point
1141 m
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Rest Stop

Hajdučke Vrleti Motel

Safety information

There are a few deep pits along this trail, so be aware in fog and snow conditions. 

Mountain Rescue Service: +387 (0)63 11 22 33

Start

Svinjaca (1181 m)
Coordinates:
DD
43.612759, 17.421897
DMS
43°36'45.9"N 17°25'18.8"E
UTM
33T 695434 4831714
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Destination

Motel Hajducke Vrleti

Turn-by-turn directions

Stay on the forest road that can be driven on with a 4x4. Do not turn onto the old tractor tracks. The blazings are on the rocks along the way. Turn right (north) at the junction marked with signage that says "Vesine staje". At Omar (a meadow with an old shepherds' settlement and a small green house), turn right on the road and follow it up to Omrcenica (a sheperd settlement with holiday huts). Cut down the old forest road to the right before reaching some houses. After you cross an open field, turn right on the new forest road (tracks) and after 1.5 km turn left. At the next crossing turn right (up). Follow the unmarked ridge the whole time, and continue on the marked trail again after Vran summit. The next crossing is 30-40 minutes from the highest summit, Veliki Vran. To go down, turn right. 

You can also descend directly from Veliki Vran (over unmarked trackless slopes) and join the trail again just above the pine forest. 

From the powerlines, follow the road to the hotel.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Up to Tomislavgrad, Posusje, Prozor-Rama and Jablanica

Getting there

Local transport

Parking

Close by the main road at Svinjaca.

Motel parking.

Coordinates

DD
43.612759, 17.421897
DMS
43°36'45.9"N 17°25'18.8"E
UTM
33T 695434 4831714
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Proper hiking boots, sun hat.

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Reviews

5.0
(2)
EVA dinarica
August 14, 2016 · EVAdinarica Project
I agrer with Olja :)
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Olja Latinovic
Great hike! Highly recommended :)
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Done at October 08, 2015

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
21 km
Duration
7:30h
Ascent
1386 m
Descent
1344 m
Scenic Round trip Summit route

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