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Simoni Kafe - Kafe Kroni (Via Dinarica day 2)

Long distance hiking trail · Albania
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  • Pauza after the Valbona pass
    / Pauza after the Valbona pass
    Photo: EVA dinarica, EVAdinarica Project
  • / Bivak at Kroni Kafe
    Photo: EVA dinarica, EVAdinarica Project
  • / Kafe Zef Deda Gjela
    Photo: EVA dinarica, EVAdinarica Project
  • / Mountain in the backyard
    Photo: Eva Smeele , EVAdinarica Project
  • / Simoni bivouac
    Photo: EVA dinarica, EVAdinarica Project
  • / bar caffee Kroni
    Photo: EVA dinarica, EVAdinarica Project
  • / Descent through the forest
    Photo: Eva Smeele , EVAdinarica Project
  • / Thethi
    Photo: Eva Smeele , EVAdinarica Project
  • / Where to go..
    Photo: Eva Smeele , EVAdinarica Project
  • / Albanian bunker
    Photo: Eva Smeele , EVAdinarica Project
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Hiking Via Dinarica White Trail in Albania. For more information check out my website, EVAdinarica Project.

moderate
Distance 11 km
4:04 h
635 m
1,149 m
1,849 m
813 m
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Author
EVA dinarica
Update: March 25, 2019
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,849 m
Lowest point
813 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Simoni caffe
Kafe Kroni
Kafe Zef Deda Gjela
Dede Kola

Tips and hints

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Start

Kafe Simoni (1,459 m)
Coordinates:
DD
42.410630, 19.822753
DMS
42°24'38.3"N 19°49'21.9"E
UTM
34T 403131 4696040
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Destination

Kafe Kroni

Note


all notes on protected areas

Coordinates

DD
42.410630, 19.822753
DMS
42°24'38.3"N 19°49'21.9"E
UTM
34T 403131 4696040
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Equipment

Basic Equipment for Long-Distance Hikes

  • 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
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID

Camping Equipment

  • Tent (3- or 4-season)
  • Stove (including fuel and utensils)
  • Sleeping mat. Sleeping bag with suitable temperature rating.
  • Food
  • Toiletries and medication
  • Toilet paper

Things to Bring if Staying in a Mountain Hut

  • Toiletries and medication
  • Quick-drying towel  
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Sleepwear
  • Alpine club membership card if applicable / ID
  • Coronavirus mask and hand sanitizer
  • 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
11 km
Duration
4:04 h
Ascent
635 m
Descent
1,149 m
Highest point
1,849 m
Lowest point
813 m
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