Grintovec

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Grintovec
Grintovec.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 2,558 m (8,392 ft) [1]
Prominence 1,706 m (5,597 ft) [1]
Listing Ultra
Coordinates 46°21′25″N 14°32′10″E / 46.35694°N 14.53611°E / 46.35694; 14.53611Coordinates: 46°21′25″N 14°32′10″E / 46.35694°N 14.53611°E / 46.35694; 14.53611[1]
Geography
Grintovec is located in Slovenia
Grintovec
Grintovec
Slovenia
Parent range Kamnik–Savinja Alps
Climbing
First ascent 1759 by Giovanni Antonio Scopoli
Easiest route Hike[2]

Grintovec is the highest mountain of the Kamnik–Savinja Alps, with an elevation of 2,558 metres (8,392 ft).[2] It is a popular location for hiking, climbing and skiing. The first recorded ascent was in 1759 by the botanist Giovanni Antonio Scopoli.[2]

Grintovec has a prominence of 1,706 metres (5,597 ft) and is therefore an ultra.[3] It is the second most prominent peak in Slovenia after Triglav.[1]

It is relatively easy to climb if you start from the lodge in the Kamnik Bistrica Valley, via the Zois Lodge at Kokra Saddle.

Zois Lodge at Kokra Saddle

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