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Velebit Winter Hike | Krasno - Zavižan - Gornja Klada

Mountain Hike • Croatia
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    Photo: Eva Smeele, EVAdinarica Project
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    Photo: Eva Smeele, EVAdinarica Project
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    Photo: Eva Smeele, EVAdinarica Project
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    Photo: Eva Smeele, EVAdinarica Project
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    Photo: Eva Smeele, EVAdinarica Project
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    Photo: Eva Smeele, EVAdinarica Project
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    Photo: Eva Smeele, EVAdinarica Project
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    Photo: Eva Smeele, EVAdinarica Project
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    Photo: Eva Smeele, EVAdinarica Project
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    Photo: Eva Smeele, EVAdinarica Project
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    Photo: Eva Smeele, EVAdinarica Project
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    Photo: Eva Smeele, EVAdinarica Project
Map / Velebit Winter Hike | Krasno - Zavižan - Gornja Klada
500 1000 1500 2000 m km 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 Veliki (Zavižanski) Pivčevac Berghütte Zavižan Balinovac - Gipfel
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A great hike across Velebit. From Lika to Dalmatia, changing the scenery.

difficult
22 km
7:49 h
953 m
1465 m

Author’s recommendation

Spend the night at Planinarski dom Zavizan and take an extra day to hike to some peaks near the hut. 

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Author
Eva Smeele
Updated: 2018-04-05

Difficulty
difficult
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Altitude
1624 m
369 m
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Safety information

Be aware of the harsh conditions during the winter. Although it's a marked hiking trail, the weather and snow migth make it a pretty difficult hike. 

Equipment

Snowhoes and sunscreen.

Tips, hints and links

Stories on my blog: 

 

Start

Krasno Polje (874 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
44.820741 N 15.041481 E
UTM
33T 503279 4963038

Destination

Gornja Klada

Getting there

Unfortunately it's an expedition to actually reach the trailhead. There are busses from Otočac to Krasno and also hopping on a schoolbus might be a good way to the trail or leave Gornja Klada. I can't really inform you about which or where to get more information, because everything I found on internet turned out to be different in reality. So, be prepared and take your time!

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
22 km
Duration
7:49 h
Ascent
953 m
Descent
1465 m
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