SLOVENES AS NATION OF MOUNTAINEERS

MT. TRIGLAV (2864)   SLOVENIA’S HIGHEST PEAK  NATION’S SYMBOL

IN THE OLD PAGAN MYTHOLOGY OF EARLY SLAVS MOUNTAIN SERVED AS THE HOME OF THREE – HEADED DEITY, WHO KEEPED HIS WATCHFULL EYE OVER THE SKY, THE EARTH AND THE UNDERWORLD

IN ORDER TO PROVE NATIONHOOD OF THE COUNTRY YOU HAVE TO CLIMB THE MT. TRIGLAV  AT LEAST ONCE IN THE LIFETIME .
MORE THAN 7 000 KM MOUNTAIN HIKING PATHS WITH MORE THAN 170 MOUNTAIN COTTAGES, SHELTERS AND BIVOUACS.150 MOUNTAINS  ARE OVER 2000 M HIGH; 25 OF THESE ARE OVER 2500 M HIGH.