With an altitude of 1562 m.a.s.l., Blegoš is 104 meters shorter than a Ratitovec, which has an altitude of 1666 m.a.s.l. It is a beautiful hill, that’s missing a few hundred meters to be a mountain, although it feels like a mountain when hiking over it.
From the summit of Blegoš, spectacular 360° view opens and you can clearly see Julian Alps, Kamniško-Savinjske Alps, Karavanke mountain range, and Polhograjsko hribovje (hills). About a hundred meters below the summit, there is also a lovely mountain lodge.
There are many bunkers on top, dating back to 30’s of the previous century. Bunkers are a part of so-called Rupnikova linija and served as a defence line against Italian attacks. Črni Kal is the highest starting point for the ascent to Blegoš, which makes the described route quite popular on weekends.
Info: Mountain lodge has defibrillator!
Slovenian writer Ivan Tavčar has found inspiration in this beautiful mountain for his book “Cvetje v jeseni” (Flowers in autumn), one of the most beautiful Slovenian love story. Valley under Blegoš is called Poljanska dolina and has lots of hiking and biking trails running along entire valley.GPS NAVIGATION - Starting point Click to open navigation on mobile device.
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