Hiking trail "Lohke - Sleme - Kuk - Zgorelc - Vetrnik - Podlešče - Lužarji - Golek - Zaškol - Lohke"

Length: 20 km
Duration: 6 h
Highest point: 903 m

Trail signs: mountain trail sign

Trail description:

The trail starts at the local road Bate - Banjšice approximately 300 m before the settlement lohke, where there is a spacious car park. After 200 meters walk along the asphalt road to Lohke turn right to a path which gradually takes you to Sleme (800 m), the path goes up and down along the grassy slope, cross the road Sveto - Raven and then slightly descend. After entering the bushy area, there is a steep ascent to Zgorelc (876 m). From there, descend to a path towards east, walk for about one kilometre, turn right to a slope with a marked short path and after 300 m continue walking along the slope. On the left, you can see Smrdikovec (899 m). Ascend across the rocks on the right to Vetrnik (903 m) and go down along the north-eastern slope to Biškovec, turn left to the cart track and after a slight descend you arrive to Podlešče.

The trail leads to Lužarji along a level and grassy area northern of the hamlets Trušnje, Podgrič and Mrcinje. In Lužarje cross the road Trušnje - Kanalski Vrh, see the memorial plaque dedicated to Valentin Stanič, continue past the World War I military graveyard, ascend along a winding mule track, descend to Sedlo and then go up again to Zaškol (775 m), which is full of military dykes from World War I.

Then descend along a path and cart track to the starting point.

SOURCE: TIC Nova Gorica