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Vucko 15km - trail running at Bjelasnica mountain in Bosnia

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The shortest of three trails to run this year at the Vucko trail running event scheduled for 23.06.2018. It runs through remote corners of Olympic mountain Bjelasnica.
moderate
Distance 12.9 km
1:30 h
535 m
535 m
1,673 m
1,242 m
This is the trail through remote and untouched landsacapes of Olympic mountain Bjelanica.  From the finish line of olypmic ski competions 

Author’s recommendation

For those of you starting to compete in trail running, and those of you allways seeking new chalanges this is a great oportunity to see some great places and meet some great people.
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Update: June 19, 2018
Difficulty
moderate
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,673 m
Lowest point
1,242 m
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Rest stops

Mountain Lodge Bijele Vode

Safety information

Will be provided by the Organizer. 

Tips and hints

Official Trail Page , Faceebok link , Registration

Start

Hotel Bjelasnica (1,264 m)
Coordinates:
DD
43.715450, 18.284910
DMS
43°42'55.6"N 18°17'05.7"E
UTM
34T 281278 4843852
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Destination

Hotel Bjelasnica

Turn-by-turn directions

From Hotel Bjelasnica you run down towards the ski lifts, and continue along the valleys at the end of ski slopes. After last building continue straight on the marked mountain trail up through the forest. At the end of the forest you enter in to open highland area, follow a dirt road for a short and turn left over meadows and at the end down through forest till you reach mountain hut Bijele Vode which is close by road to Sabici, Just cross the road and go down to forest again over steep slope. The rest of run is through the forest and at the end you get back to Babin do just before Hotel Marshal. From Hotel Marshal follow the road for last couple hundred meters.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Minibus no 85 drives from Ilidza to Sinanovici. 

Getting there

From Sarajevo airport drive towards Foca. At Krupac query turn right, and at junction to Igman continue straight-left after stop sign. Hotel Bjelasnica is first on the left, at the entrance to valley Babin do.

Parking

Parking available in front of the hotel.  If full, main parking lot is right down below the main road. 

Coordinates

DD
43.715450, 18.284910
DMS
43°42'55.6"N 18°17'05.7"E
UTM
34T 281278 4843852
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Pair of trail runners, water, whistle, first aid kit and mobile phone.  

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Rating

5.0
(14)
Edin Ridzal
January 29, 2020 · Community
When did you do this route? June 20, 2017
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
12.9 km
Duration
1:30 h
Ascent
535 m
Descent
535 m
Highest point
1,673 m
Lowest point
1,242 m
Circular route Refreshment stops available

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