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Trail Running

Vucko 39 km - great running through beautiful mountains and charming Bosnian villages

· 13 reviews · Trail Running · Bosnia and Herzegovina
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  • Kleine Kapelle am Ortsrand
    / Kleine Kapelle am Ortsrand
    Photo: Lena Wiesler, Outdooractive Editors
  • / Blick auf Lukomir
    Photo: Lena Wiesler, Outdooractive Editors
  • / Schöne Blumenvielfalt beim Studeni Potok
    Photo: Lena Wiesler, Outdooractive Editors
  • / Blick über Umoljani
    Photo: Lena Wiesler, Outdooractive Editors
  • / Guesthouse Umoljani
    Photo: alterural.ba, terra-dinarica-tourenerfassung
  • / refreshment point
    Photo: PD Zeljeznicar
  • / sheep flocks on Bjelasnica
    Photo: PD Zeljeznicar
  • / Check point
    Photo: PD Zeljeznicar
  • / Trail runner
    Photo: PD Zeljeznicar
  • / Runners waiting to start
    Photo: PD Zeljeznicar
  • / Start and Finish
    Photo: PD Zeljeznicar
  • / trail running at Bjelasnica
    Photo: PD Zeljeznicar
  • / view from Vucko trail
    Photo: PD Zeljeznicar
  • / sheep flock on skyline
    Photo: PD Zeljeznicar
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One 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, Lukomirand Umoljani villages and pasture lands.

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36.2 km
6:33 h
1265 m
1265 m

This trail goews through remote and untouched landscapes of Olympic mountain Bjelasnica near Sarajevo city, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. From the finish line of Olympic ski competitions trail  goes to wilder side of Bjelasnica through forest and highlands, ancient villages and lands of legends. There are few more highlights on the way back to Babin do and finish line.

Author’s recommendation

For those of you in love with 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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Via Dinarica BiH
Updated: June 19, 2018

Difficulty
difficult
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1631 m
Lowest point
1268 m
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Rest Stop

Ljetna bašta Restaurant
Mountain house Natura AS

Safety information

Will be provided by the Organizer. 

Tips, hints and links

Official Trail Page , Faceebok link , Registration

Start

Hotel Marsal (1267 m)
Coordinates:
DD
43.715020, 18.283940
DMS
43°42'54.1"N 18°17'02.2"E
UTM
34T 281198 4843806
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Destination

Hotel Marsal

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 along Dugo polje (Long field) all the way to village of Lukomir. At the far end, turn left to Lukomir. In Lukomir, at the end of the village continue on the trail along the slopes (do not descends down)  The trail turnes left and follows the meadow curved by snake-like creek named Studeni potok. At the end it reached hamlet of Gradina and descend  down to Umoljani village. When it get to the village road, turn right and through the village, and soon left towards hamlet Elezovici, north-most side of Umoljani. From the end of the village it gets on the trail again and over green hills it runs east. It joins road and descends down to Lukavac village, continues on the road and turn right over slopes towards mountain hut Bijele Vode. After hut, the trail crosses the road, and through the forest gets back to Babin do just before hotel Marsal.    

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
43.715020, 18.283940
DMS
43°42'54.1"N 18°17'02.2"E
UTM
34T 281198 4843806
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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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5.0
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Edin Ridzal
January 29, 2020 · Community
Done at June 22, 2018
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
36.2 km
Duration
6:33h
Ascent
1265 m
Descent
1265 m
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