Another classic route frequently appearing on alpinists’ wish list. This is a demanding Grade V tour offering scenic passages and a spectacular exit to the top of the pillar. The difficult spots mostly distinguish themselves by solid rock.
Route height: 500 m (1,600 ft)
Climbing time: 5–7 hours
Starting point: the Koča na Gozdu Hut (1.226 m / 4,000 ft)
Approach: From the Koča na Gozdu Hut by the Hanza Path to the extensive snow field at the foot of the pillar (1.5 hours).
- By the Hanza Path back to the Koča na Gozdu Hut (2 hours).
- By the Hanza Path to the Prisojnik Mountain Peak and continuing on a marked path to the Vršič Pass (2 hours).
The equipment required: Basic mountaineering and climbing equipment
Price: 400 € for one guest