#7. Hiking day - Climbing our way to the Lisca (Via Ferrata - 948m)

in #hiking2 years ago

#7. Hiking day - Climbing our way to the Lisca (Via Ferrata - 948m)

1.jpg

There are more and more Via Ferratas in Slovenia lately and me and my friends probably won't stop till we check them all :) Especially now, that more of us got the right equipment. One of the latest via ferratas is the one on Lisca mountain. It isn't a high mountain - just 948m, but it has a great new via ferrata trail. As most of the newer ones - it's easily accessible and not far away from the parking lot. Well it should be close - if we had parked right and not 3km before the actual parking lot. But at least we got our blood circulating and we were ready to take what ever they have prepared for us!

2.jpg

As you can see on the photo above - there are many routes to the top, but only one is declared as hard (the one with exclamation mark). It's only 40 minutes, but it is quite difficult and enjoyable at the same time. It starts immediately with a vertical "side" ladder - just to turn away any hikers that could get on this trail by accident - it should be a clear sign for them, that without safety equipment, you shouldn't do this route.

3.jpg

Below the ladder, we put on our equipment and start climbing.

4.jpg

5.jpg

The path turned out to be easy on some parts and very challenging on other parts. The result was a pleasant morning, a bit of muscle pain in my hands, some great views and a lot of fun!

6.jpg

7.jpg

8.jpg

Once at the top, the entire valley opens and there is an amazing view over the longest river in Slovenia - Sava. You can see typical use of nature's resources - extensive farming on the rivers "U-turn" because of very good soil and a lot of water nearby. If you look bellow the branches across the first hill. You can see a small town - it's Sevnica - hometown of the current first lady of the United States - Melania Trump =)

9.jpg

9a.jpg

From here is only couple of meters left to reach the 2 mountain huts that are very popular among the locals. And paved road to it does not help with reducing the visitors :) Once at the hut, you can call it a day, order something to eat and drink or you can take another 5 minutes walk to reach the peak. You will recognize it by a HUGE Slovenian flag at the top of it.

10.jpg

11.jpg

12.jpg

On the way down, I've noticed a really nice typical Slovenian house with a really nice garden, full of flowers in front of it. It is very common to see houses like this with an extended wooden fence on the balconies.

13.jpg

14.jpg

Almost at the bottom - there is a small construction work happening on the road and we've noticed an open bulldozer, so we used it for a couple of extra shots =)

15.jpg

16.jpg

Finally - a well deserved drink and some local cuisine. This beer or radler if i am precise, is very hard to find in Slovenia. It's Croatian and it's made out of dark beer combined with lemon juice. It's really delicious - anyone with a chance should definitely try it!

17.jpg

If you missed my previous hiking days you can find them here:
#1. Kamnik–Savinja Alps
#2. Stol (surviving a thunderstorm on the peak of 2000m high mountain)
#3. Ledinski vrh (seeing how global warming is wiping the glacier. Flowers instead of ice!)
#4.a Triglav (climbing up the most important Slovenian mountain)
#4.b Triglav (lakes and wild alpine goats in natural habitat)
#4.c Triglav (an epic journey comes to an end!)
#5. Snežnik (Extreme cold weather)
#6. Dobrča (The blueberry pastries hunt on Dobrča)

My photography equipment:
Camera: Sony a6400
Lens: Sony 18-135 F3.5-5.6 OSS

You have any thoughts or questions? Upvote and leave them in the comments bellow.

I'll upvote back every meaningful comment with few cents

!! Enjoy your hiking and stay safe !!

Sort:  

That looks like so much fun! I've always wanted to try a via ferrata! Would be a cool way to see some crags :)

It really is fun! Don't know how popular they are in Canada? But if you ever come to Europe. Austria and Italy can offer plenty of via ferrata trails as well as climbing ;)

Congratulations! Your high-quality travel content was selected by @travelfeed curator @for91days and earned you a reward, in form of a 100% upvote and a resteem. Your work really stands out! Your article now has a chance to get featured under the appropriate daily topic on our TravelFeed blog.
Thank you for being part of the TravelFeed community!

TravelFeed
Learn more about our travel project by clicking on the banner above and join our community on Discord

The entire Travelfeed.io thanks you!

Hiya, @LivingUKTaiwan here, just swinging by to let you know that this post made into our Top 3 in Daily Travel Digest #574.

Your post has been manually curated by the @steemitworldmap team. If you like what we're doing, please drop by to check out all the rest of today's great posts and consider upvoting and supporting us.

100 Snax tokens will be in your wallet by next Monday courtesy of @crowdmind. Learn More

Wow! Thank you!

I am a big fan of @steemitworldmap ! Great initiative!

Hello!

This post has been manually curated, resteemed
and gifted with some virtually delicious cake
from the @helpiecake curation team!

Much love to you from all of us at @helpie!
Keep up the great work!


helpiecake

Manually curated by @priyanarc.


@helpie is a Community Witness.
For more information about our project,
please visit this month’s UPDATE post.

Thank you!

Cake looks delicious .... yummy =)

Looks like a beautiful trip. I have not complete this complex of a hike, butI do enjoy hiking. I'm not sure I could get my wife to do a hike were you have to scale a rock face like this!

It's actually an amazing trail. Because every section has a bypass. So you can actually decide before each part - if it's too hard, you can go around it. Or of course - you can take one of many other non climbing paths. But from my experience -it's a lot of fun, but it's not appropriate for a beginner. You should take her step by step on trails. And she will tell you the difficulty that is still OK for her.

Thanks for stopping by! :)

Congratulations, Your Post Has Been Added To The Steemit Worldmap!
Author link: http://steemitworldmap.com?author=poss
Post link: http://steemitworldmap.com?post=7-hiking-day-climbing-our-way-to-the-lisca-via-ferrata-948m


Want to have your post on the map too?

  • Go to Steemitworldmap
  • Click the code slider at the bottom
  • Click on the map where your post should be (zoom in if needed)
  • Copy and paste the generated code in your post
  • Congrats, your post is now on the map!

Thank you for your contribution to the crowd. We are the Steem community project dedicated to empowering The Wisdom of Crowds. You can find more about us on our official website or whitepaper and you can support us by voting for our witness and joining our curation trail on Steemauto . We are also inviting you to join Crowdmind Discord server. Don't forget to use the #crowdmind hashtag and happy crowdsourcing!

Coin Marketplace

STEEM 1.22
TRX 0.16
JST 0.171
BTC 61409.37
ETH 2405.02
BNB 523.05
SBD 9.25