Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Area name: Velika Golija mountain
Date of the ride: 12-Jun-2010
Length (km): 53.9
Elevation gain (m): 1440
Technical difficulty: ●●
GPS tracklog: download
Overview of mountain biking route:
MTB route Ljubunčić – Velika Golija is situated in the south west region of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ljubunčić village is a good access point to Velika Golija mountain. The most of the sections are placed on a dry and rocky carriageway. Due to the steep ascent to the ridge, count to hike on some short sections. The downhill ride is possible from Veliki Vrh peak. Veliki Vrh is the highest elevation point of Velika Golija mountain. During the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina the war line was placed along Velika Golija mountain. At the ridge keep the ride on the carriageway and don’t ride off the carriageway. You can ride the route in opposite direction too. Due to many unlabeled junctions the GPS unit with the uploaded route is a must for fast and safe navigation.
Getting there: Europe, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, Bugojno, Livno, Ljubunčić village or coming from Croatia you can choose direction Split, Sinj, Trilj, Kamensko, Livno, Ljubunčić village.
Map of mountain biking route:
Description of MTB route:
Elevation profile of MTB route:
Notes & references:
The route is recommended during late spring, summer and fall. Take enough water, there are no springs of water on the route. Due to many unlabeled junctions the GPS unit with the uploaded route is a must for fast and safe navigation. It’s more easy to ride the route in opposite direction. Due to hazardous areas (mine fields) in the area near the ridge keep the ride on the carriageway only!
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