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Vucko Trail 60 km - Trail running in Bosnian mountains

· 13 reviews · Trail running · Bosnia and Herzegovina
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The hardest of three trails to run this year at the Vucko trail running event scheduled for 23.06.2018. It runs through little known areas of Olympic mountain Bjelasnica and Visocica mountain.
Distance 60.3 km
12:10 h
3,082 m
3,082 m
1,960 m
1,006 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 medieval archeological spots on UNESCO heritage list, descending down to magnificent canyon of Rakitnica and climbs up to one of greatest ridge trails in this part of the world. In its second half, the trail follows part of 34th stage of Via Dinarica trail .

There are few more highlights on the way back to Babin do and finish line.

Author’s recommendation

If you consider youself a good runner and looking for a great chalange, this is a great oportunity to test yourself, while visiting some great places and meeting with great people.
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Update: July 30, 2019
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Landscape
Highest point
Vito, 1,960 m
Lowest point
1,006 m
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Rest stops

Mountain Lodge Bijele Vode
Guesthouse Umoljani
Mountain Hut Umoljani
Ljetna bašta Restaurant
Mountain house Natura AS

Safety information

Will be provided by the Organizer.

Tips and hints

Official Trail Page , Faceebok link , Registration

Start

Hotel Bjelasnica (1,267 m)
Coordinates:
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43.714670, 18.283990
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43°42'52.8"N 18°17'02.4"E
UTM
34T 281201 4843767
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Destination

Hotel Bjelasnica

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

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43.714670, 18.283990
DMS
43°42'52.8"N 18°17'02.4"E
UTM
34T 281201 4843767
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Pair of trail runners, water, whistle, first aid kit and mobile phone. More details and information will be provided by the Organizer.

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Rating

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QSS Sarajevo
January 23, 2020 · Community
Great orgnization, track and people. John J.
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Irhad Suljic
January 12, 2020 · Community
This course has it all. Valleys, mountain tops, a canyon with jungle like forest, a river, moutnain slopes, mountain ridges, you name it. It goes across two mountains, Bjelasnica and Visocica, both very close to Sarajevo, it's capital city.
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EMIR SMAJIĆ
May 14, 2018 · Community
jedna od naših najljepših i međunardno priznatih trail utrka, koja nosi 3 ITRA poena..
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Distance
60.3 km
Duration
12:10 h
Ascent
3,082 m
Descent
3,082 m
Highest point
1,960 m
Lowest point
1,006 m
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