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Maja Qores summit hike

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Challenging but beautiful hike in Parku Kombëtar i Llogarasë (Nationalpark Llogara) to the Maja Qores summit.
difficult
Distance 7.6 km
5:00 h
1,153 m
1,168 m
1,993 m
1,021 m
Einkehrmöglichkeit Panorama
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Dominik Huber 
Update: October 31, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,993 m
Lowest point
1,021 m

Safety information

Requires good hiking skills because of rocky conditions.

Start

The start of this hiking tour is at the Panorama Restaurant (1,013 m)
Coordinates:
DD
40.196689, 19.596141
DMS
40°11'48.1"N 19°35'46.1"E
UTM
34T 380509 4450533
w3w 
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Destination

Maja Qores

Turn-by-turn directions

The beginning of this hike goes along a small marked path straight up the mountain. Some spots provide beautiful views across the coast and the ocean. The last quarter goes rather cross field and is quite rocky. On top there are beautiful views into the maintains and along the coast line.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Getting there

By car SH8 around 20 min north of Dhermi

Parking

Parking is possible at the Panorama Restaurant

Coordinates

DD
40.196689, 19.596141
DMS
40°11'48.1"N 19°35'46.1"E
UTM
34T 380509 4450533
w3w 
///tiresome.streetwise.explanatory
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Equipment

Enough water (1.5l), good hiking boots

Basic Equipment for Hiking

  • Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
  • Layered, moisture wicking clothing
  • Hiking socks  
  • Rucksack (with rain cover)
  • Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking poles
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • First aid kit
  • Kit para bolhas
  • Bivy / survival bag  
  • Survival blanket
  • Headlamp
  • Pocket knife
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone
  • Cash
  • Navigation equipment / map and compass
  • Emergency contact details
  • ID
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
7.6 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
1,153 m
Descent
1,168 m
Highest point
1,993 m
Lowest point
1,021 m
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