Area name: Žumberak mountain
Date of the ride: 19-Jun-2009
Length (km): 49.3
Elevation gain (m): 1360
Technical difficulty: ●●
GPS tracklog: download
Overview of mountain biking route:
The mountain bike route Šentjernej – Trdinov Vrh is situated in south east Slovenia on Žumberak mountain. Trdinov Vrh or Sveta Gera is the highest peak of Žumberak mountain. The border line between Slovenia and Croatia is situated along the ridge of Žumberak mountain. The ascent section to Trdinov Vrh is fast and easy, mostly placed on the unpaved road. The descent section from Trdinov Vrh passes near Pleterje monastery. Pleterje monastery is the well known heritage of Slovenia.
Getting there: Europe, Slovenia, Ljubljana, from the highway Ljubljana – Zagreb turn right to Šentjernej.
Map of mountain biking route:
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The best time for ride: spring, summer and fall. GPS unit with uploaded route is a must.
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