Skrlatica (pronounciation : Schkirlatitza ) is the second highest point of the Eastern Julian Alps after Triglav. It is a chalk mountain. Name in English: The scarlet mountain, from the lighting at sundown. A mighty wall to nothwest, rigdes northeast to Veliki Oltar and west to Rakova Spica. To southeast, to Vrata valley, steep slopes and at last to summit, a rocky buttress. Marked, on the buttress wire-ropes and iron pins.
From Kranjska Gora by car to hut Aljazev dom (pron. : Aljaschew dom). From there 6-7 h to the summit. Descent like ascent. No water on the way! Look for capricorns.
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1880|
|First successful climber(s):||Dr. Julius Kugy with the guides Komac and Kravanja|
|Nearest major airport:||Klagenfurt ( Austria), Ljubljana ( Slovenia)|
|Convenient Center:||Kranjska Gora|
Thanks to peter lyssy for adding this peak.
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