Area name: Žumberak mountain
Date of the ride: 25-May-2008
Length (km): 32.7
Elevation gain (m): 1010
Technical difficulty: ●
GPS tracklog: download
Overview of mountain biking route:
Sošice – Radatovići route is situated on Žumberak mountain in the west area of Croatia. Sošice village is the starting and ending point of the route. This route can be combined with Sošice – Sveta Gera and Sošice – Ječmište routes. There is Boris Farkaš Hut in Sekulići village. The hut is opened during weekends. The highest point of the route is Sveta Gera peak (named Trdinov Vrh in Slovenian). Sveta Gera peak is situated just on the border line between Slovenia and Croatia.
Getting there: Europe, Croatia, Zagreb, Jastrebarsko, Krašić, Sošice.
Map of mountain biking route:
Description of MTB route:
The starting point of the mountain bike route is Sošice village. The first section from Sošice to Sveta Gera peak is described in the Sošice – Sveta Gera route. From Sveta Gera ride back on the unpaved road and turn right on the first crossroad. Proceed straight for Sekulići village. Just before the village unpaved road turns into paved road. There is Boris Farkaš hut. From the village proceed straight on paved road for Radatovići village. Near the church in Radatovići keep left and on the next crossroad turn left on the paved road for Sošice. On the next crossroad turn sharp left for Kamenci village. Proceed through the Kamenci village straight for Šiljki village. At the end of the village the paved road turns into carrigeway. On the next crossroadkeep right. The steep ascent follows to the crossroad. Turn left on the paved road for Malinci village. 2 km after Malinci there is the crossroad. Turn sharp left on the carriageway for Sošice village. Pass Jezernice village and descent via the carriageway to the valley. Turn right on the next crossroad and proceed back to Sošice village. For more details check above Interactive Map and below Notes and Gallery of the route.
Elevation profile of MTB route:
Notes & references: The route is recommended during spring, summer or fall. Passport is a must if you want to visit the peak Sveta Gera. For the safe navigation of this route I recommend to use the GPS unit with uploaded route.
Gallery of mountain biking route: