** Mountain hur keeper
: Francka Novak Altitude
: 2260 m
Open for guestsclosed
The hut is open from July until the end of the first week of September on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, except if the cable railway does not operate.
No. of beds
: 42 Dormitory beds
: 40 Seating inside
: 80 Description of the hut
The hut is located on the saddle below the saddle Konjsko sedlo (2287 m) in the Kanin mountain group of the western Julian Alps, which lies partly on Slovenian territory.
For the groups of at least 10 persons it can be open by reservation. In the restaurant area there are 80 seats, a bar counter; there are 8 rooms with 42 beds, there are 40 communal beds; toilet; washing room with cold water, the restaurant and the sleeping areas are heated by stoves; rainwater, generator and the photo-voltage system for electricity. The view
Behind the Bovec Valley from the northeast to the southeast rise the eastern Julian Alps with the peaks from Razor across Triglav to Krn; on the south the slopes of Kanin which descend into the Soča Valley can be seen and the lower part of the main ridge of the Kanin group with the peaks Vrh Laške Planje, Kamen and Velika Baba, in that direction rises Polovnik on the left bank of the Soča and on the right bank rises Stol, farther on spreads the (Friuli Plain) Furlanska nižina with Matajur, and when the visibility is good one can see the Adriatic sea with the Trieste Bay (Tržaškim zaliv); on the west and north there is the nearby main ridge of the Kanin mountain group with Visoki Kanin and Prestreljenik, right of the ridge there are the peaks of Mangrt and Jalovec behind the east slopes of Kanin. Access Car, bus:
lower cable car station near Bovec, by the cable car to the upper station (we suggest that you ask about the cable car timetables in advance, especially in the summer) from where it takes 40 minutes through Veliki graben in the summer and in winter 1h. The BS Bovec: by the cable car to the upper station Veliki graben in the summer 40 minutes, and in witner 1h; from Bovec along the road via the village Plužna and along the path past Planina na Pečeh, below the walls of Turn v Skednju, past the ruins of the old hut Krliščem and across Kaninski podi 6 do 7h. Interesting tours
Visoki Kanin (2587 m) across Dolgi prodi 2h30; Prestreljenik (2499 m) past the upper cable car station 2h; Rombon (2208 m) past the upper cable car station, across the saddle Preval (2067 m) and the pass above the Vrh Ribežnov 6h (from Rombon descend to Bovec 4h). Access to other mountain huts
On Slovenian side of the Kanin mountain group there are no other mountain huts; the agreement on crossing the border to reach the mountain huts on the Italian side has not been accepted yet. GPS Northing (N)
: 46,3539 GPS Easting (E)