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Prešernova koča na Stolu mountain hut

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Phone: +386 51 611 366, +386 51 345 806

Altitude : 2174 m

Open for guests

The hut is open from the middle of June until the middle of September.
No. of beds : 45 
Seating inside : 80 
The hut is located on a sunny side close above the peak of Mali Stol (2198 m).
In two restaurant areas there are 80 seats and a bar counter; there are 7 rooms with 45 beds, no communal beds; toillets and a washing room with cold water; the restaurant areas are heated by stoves, rain water, sun cells, mobile phone.
The view:
Prešernova koča hut is located on an extremely viewing location. On the east side one can see Vrtača, Begunjščica and Košuta; towards the southeast one can see the Kamnik Alps, the Menina Plateau (Menina planina), the Posavje Hills (Posavsko hribovje) with Kum and Gorjanci; the entire south side is very diverse, there one can see the Ljubljana Basin (Ljubljanska kotlina) and the vast Carniola Plain (gorenjska ravnina), the Inner Carniola Hills (Notranjsko hribovje) to Snežnik, and acoss the Škofja Loka hills ( Škofjeloško pogorje) to Trnovski gozd, Porezen, Ratitovec and Jelovica, one can see Kranj, Radovljica, the Bled Lake and also Ljubljana when the visibility s good; there is a beautiful view towards the southwest on the Julian Alps with Triglav and on Pokljuka with Mežakla in the foreground, if the atmosphere is clear in the background one can see the Dolomites as well; one can see the ridge of the Karavanke, which runs from Stol toward the west with Belščica in the foreground and Kepa in the background; the view towards the north is hidden by the nearby south slope of Veliki Stol. From the top of Stol there is an extensive view also to the north on the steep slopes of the Karavanke towards the Drava Valley, on the Klagenfurt Basin (Celovška kotlina) with Klagenfurt and towards the east on Obir, Peca and Svinška planina, towards the northwest the view reaches to Nizke and Visoke Ture.
Access Car:
from Moste pri Žirovnici to the mountain hut Valvasorjev dom pod Stolom 8km, along the nearby path to the hut 3h, along the longer path 3h30. The RS, BS Žirovnica, Javornik; the BS Moste, Koroška Bela; from Žirovnica and Moste past the mountain hut Valvasorjev dom 5 do 6h; from Koroška Bela and from Javornik past the mountain hut Valvasorjev dom 5h30 to 6h30.
Interesting tours
Veliki Stol (2236 m) 15 minutes.
Access to other mountain huts:
Valvasorjev dom pod Stolom mountain hut (1181m) along the shorter, steeper west path 2h30, or along the easier path across Zabreška planina alpine pasture 3h; Planinski dom na Zelenici mountain hut (1536m) along the valley v Kožnah and the slope of Vrtača 3h30; the mountain hut Celovška koča - Klagenfurter Hutte (1663 m) across the Belščica Saddle (1840 m) 2h.
GPS Northing (N) : 46,4315 
GPS Easting (E) : 14,1746 
Administrator : TIC Jesenice | ++386 4 586 31 78 | | last modified: 10/11/2004
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GPS N: 46,4315
E: 14,1746
Place: Žirovnica

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