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** Mountain hur keeper
: Povsod Viktor Altitude
: 1377 m
Open for guestsopen on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays
The mountain hut is open from the end of June until the end of September, otherwise on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
Monday closed by day, open from 6 a.m.
No. of beds
: 33 Seating inside
The mountain hut is located on the grass-covered plateau Smrekovec near Vivodnik, which is the highest peak of the Menina Plateau (Menina planina).
In the guest house there are 50 seats, a bar counter; there are 7 rooms with 25 beds, 50 communal beds; in the dependency there are 4 double rooms with additional beds and a bathroom, toilet, washing room with cold water; the restaurant and the sleeping areas are heated by central heating; running water, electricity. The view
There is not any particular view from the hut due to its location on the lower part of the plateau. However, there is a vast view from Vivodnik, where a viewing tower was built by the MA Gornji Grad in 1981. From there the following can be seen:
towards the east the elongated ridge of Menina which continues in Dobrovlje, farther are Paški Kozjak, Boč and Donačka gora; towards the southeast there are the Posavje Hills (Posavsko hribovje) with Velika planina, Kum, Mrzlica, Lisca and Bohor, and behind lie Medvednica and Gorjanci; on the south one can see the nearby Šipek Hills between the valley Tuhinjska dolina and Črni graben, and on the horizon Snežnik, Javorniki and Nanos; the most beautiful is the view towards the west where behind the Velika planina alpine pasture rise the peaks of the Savinja Alps, and left of them the Škofja Loka Hills (Škofjeloško pogorje), Jelovica and a part of the Julian Alps with Triglav; from the west to the north rise Lepenatka, Veliki Rogac, Olševa, Raduha and Peca and on the north first Golte can be seen above the Upper Savinja Valley (Gornja Savinjska dolina), and behind it Uršlja gora, Paški Kozjak and Pohorje. Access: Car:
along the forest road to the parkirng place at the hut from Bočna 15km and Tuhinjska dolina Valley past the village Češnjica and across the Biba alpine pasture 19km. The BS Gornji Grad, Črnivec, Golica and Vransko: from Gornji Grad along the TV (transversal) past the church of Sv. Florjan and across Ovčja planina alpine pasture 3h; from Gornji Grad across Borovnica, past Prag and Jespa 2h30; from the Črnivec Pass across Tomanova planina alpine pasture and Ravne and Travnik alpine pastures 4h; from the BS Golica in the Tuhinjska dolina Valley (the turning of the road to Menina) past the village of Golica, across the plain under Oseki and under the peak of Vivodnik 2h30; from the BS Golica to the village of Češnjica and across the Češenjska planina alpine pasture 3h; from Vransko along the TV (transversal) past the hunting hut on Orehovec, across Slope and across Biba planina alpine pasture 5h. Interesting tours
Vivodnik (1508 m) 10 minutes; Petelinjek (1451 m) 30 minutes, Goli vrh (1426 m) 1h30; the karst abyss Jespa 15 minutes; the Biba Lake 30 minutes. Access to other mountain huts Planinski dom I. Štajerskega bataljona na Čreti mountain hut (966m)
across the Lipa Pass 4h30 GPS Northing (N)
: 46,4132 GPS Easting (E)