Skrlatica

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.

Elevation (feet): 8,981
Elevation (meters): 2,737
Continent: Europe
Country: Slovenia
Latitude: 46.433125
Longitude: 13.823547
Difficulty: Scramble
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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