Alpine Climbing

The Best Alpine Climbing Trails in Albania

254 trails

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Photo of Jezerca - from Theth via the lakes Photo of Maja e Jezerces - the highest in Dinaric Alps Photo of Valbona - Maja e Rosit - Valbona (Winter conditions)
  • near Rrogam, Kukës (Albania)
    Distance
    6.60mi
    Elevation +
    5531f
    TrailRank
    47| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Maja e Jezerces - the highest in Dinaric Alps Photo of Maja e Jezerces - the highest in Dinaric Alps Photo of Maja e Jezerces - the highest in Dinaric Alps

    Being the highest peak of Dinaric Alps makes Maja e Jezerces (2694m) one of the most attempted summits in the area of Bjeshket e Namuna/Prokletje. Though is the highest, it's not the most difficult summit in the area. Ot...

    Great trail!
    Granit Temaj
    Fulfilling!
    gprekazi
    Thanks for providing the GPS! I will use your trail in summer 2014 for the return trip. To Jezerca I want to try a trai...
    almsick
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  • near Valbonë, Kukës (Albania)
    Distance
    10.74mi
    Elevation +
    5266f
    TrailRank
    42
    Photo of Valbona - Maja e Rosit - Valbona (Winter conditions) Photo of Valbona - Maja e Rosit - Valbona (Winter conditions) Photo of Valbona - Maja e Rosit - Valbona (Winter conditions)

    Maja e Rosit is the 15th highest peak of the Accursed Mountains (Prokletije). It is also called as "Maja e Roshit" and "Rosni Peak". Located on the border between Albania and Montenegro it’s a perfect hiking peak. During...

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  • near Rrogam, Kukës (Albania)
    Distance
    13.37mi
    Elevation +
    5089f
    TrailRank
    38| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Valbona - Maja Jezercë - Valbona (Summer conditions) Photo of Valbona - Maja Jezercë - Valbona (Summer conditions) Photo of Valbona - Maja Jezercë - Valbona (Summer conditions)

    Maja Jezercë, the highest peak of Prokletije (the Accursed mountains), also known as the “Queen of the Alps”. With an elevation of 2694 m/alt. Amazing views during all the path! There are several ways of climbing thi...

    Great hike. We started from Rrogam to safe energy as we are amateurs (our first climbed mountain), but the way from Valb...
    Dennis Z
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  • Radomirë - Mount Korab - Radomirë

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Radomirë, Dibër (Albania)
    Distance
    10.12mi
    Elevation +
    4888f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo of Radomirë - Mount Korab - Radomirë Photo of Radomirë - Mount Korab - Radomirë Photo of Radomirë - Mount Korab - Radomirë

    Mount Korab 2’764 m/alt is part of the Radika Mountains located in the border between Albania and Macedonia, therefore It is the highest peak of these two countries, also it is the 4th highest peak in the Balkans. The te...

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  • Shpati Mountain

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Shelcan, Elbasan (Albania)
    Distance
    9.87mi
    Elevation +
    4108f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo of Shpati Mountain Photo of Shpati Mountain Photo of Shpati Mountain

    This trail includes the climbing of two mountains: Munella (1362m) not to be confused with Munella on the northern part, and Shpati with its highest peak 1831m, called Bukanik. This area has suffered deforestation for...

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  • Maja e Boshit 2416M

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Rrogam, Kukës (Albania)
    Distance
    11.72mi
    Elevation +
    5774f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Maja e Boshit 2416M Photo of Maja e Boshit 2416M Photo of Maja e Boshit 2416M

    Peak of Boshi 2416 M can be hiked from Theth and Valbona Valley. This time we start from Valbona Valley. The trail starts from Fusha e Gjase across the river gravel. At 4 km we were force to cross the river because was n...

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  • Stogoi Mountain

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Lepenicë, Vlorë (Albania)
    Distance
    5.37mi
    Elevation +
    5292f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Stogoi Mountain Photo of Stogoi Mountain Photo of Stogoi Mountain

    This hike and climb leads to Stogoi Mountain (1825 m.). I have first seen it when up in the heights above Vranisht village. From there it looks like a big pyramidal cliff just in front of you. And it really is, this...

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  • Boga - Maja e Radohimes

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Bogë, Shkodër (Albania)
    Distance
    7.37mi
    Elevation +
    5837f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Boga - Maja e Radohimes Photo of Boga - Maja e Radohimes Photo of Boga - Maja e Radohimes

    Beautiful trail till the last rocky part of the mountain where you need to use III grade climbing skills.

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  • Maja e Livadhit 2493m

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Bogë, Shkodër (Albania)
    Distance
    7.72mi
    Elevation +
    4879f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of Maja e Livadhit 2493m Photo of Maja e Livadhit 2493m Photo of Maja e Livadhit 2493m

    Peak of Livadhi in Boge is a difficult hike. The trail does not have any sign at all. We put some pile up stones nearly in all the distance but do not go without GPS. The distance from trailpoint up to the summit is 5km ...

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  • Tomorr Mountain (Southern Summit)

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Ujanik, Berat (Albania)
    Distance
    3.89mi
    Elevation +
    2677f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of Tomorr Mountain (Southern Summit) Photo of Tomorr Mountain (Southern Summit) Photo of Tomorr Mountain (Southern Summit)

    This is the hike to the sourthern peak of Tomorri mountain. This summit has an altitude of 2379 m. It's a bit (-50m) less than the northern summit which is also more difficult to climb.There is a bektashi tekke in the su...

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  • Theth-Maja Jezerce-Theth

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Theth, Shkodër (Albania)
    Distance
    15.37mi
    Elevation +
    9245f
    TrailRank
    35| Rating 5.0

    Climbing Maja Jezerce from Theth Valley in Albania. Maja Jezerce is highest peak of the Accursed mountains.

    Need help guys, how so you download this map? going from theth, to the mountain peak, to valbona valley in one day, i wi...
    fredrik gunnarsson
    Used this route.
    Vuk Manic
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  • Winter Hike Mount Cika

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Palasë, Vlorë (Albania)
    Distance
    4.39mi
    Elevation +
    1007f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo of Winter Hike Mount Cika Photo of Winter Hike Mount Cika Photo of Winter Hike Mount Cika

    The climb was done in winter. It was very icy and the last part before reaching the summit was dangerous. Due to the snow the trail was not visible and we had to climb all the peaks.

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  • Maja e Cardakut(Rabes) 2250m

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Bogë, Shkodër (Albania)
    Distance
    8.02mi
    Elevation +
    3832f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Maja e Cardakut(Rabes) 2250m Photo of Maja e Cardakut(Rabes) 2250m Photo of Maja e Cardakut(Rabes) 2250m

    This hike is difficult considering the trouble you face at some points where you should really have climbing skills. The trail has only some small signs at the beginning of the trail and after the first part where you ge...

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  • Maja e Jezerces 2694m

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Rrogam, Kukës (Albania)
    Distance
    12.21mi
    Elevation +
    6178f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Maja e Jezerces 2694m Photo of Maja e Jezerces 2694m Photo of Maja e Jezerces 2694m

    Trail Lugu i Valit. We started from Rrogam at 05:00 and initially visited Rrogam Waterfall but it was too dark. The trail up to the summit is roughly 9km. The average slope is around 40-50 grade. Elevation gain 1691m. It...

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  • Peak of Korabi

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Radomirë, Dibër (Albania)
    Distance
    11.36mi
    Elevation +
    5328f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Peak of Korabi Photo of Peak of Korabi Photo of Peak of Korabi

    The climb is done from the North side of the mountain with snow while the return is done from the standard route. There are two points which require climbing experience because they are too steep. One is close to the sum...

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  • Maja e Thate 2541m, Boge

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Bogë, Shkodër (Albania)
    Distance
    8.72mi
    Elevation +
    5322f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Maja e Thate 2541m, Boge Photo of Maja e Thate 2541m, Boge Photo of Maja e Thate 2541m, Boge

    Maja e Thate in Boge is located in west referring to Livadhi peak. The peak of the mountain 2541m is not visible from the road where we started the trail. There are 2 ways to go up to valley of Omeku peak, one is this an...

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  • near Rehovë, Korçë (Albania)
    Distance
    11.90mi
    Elevation +
    5220f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo of Rehovë - Çuka Peçit - Liqeni Gramozit - Starje Photo of Rehovë - Çuka Peçit - Liqeni Gramozit - Starje Photo of Rehovë - Çuka Peçit - Liqeni Gramozit - Starje

    Lake Gistova (Greek: Γκιστόβα) is an alpine lake on the border of Albania and Greece. It is located at an elevation of about 2,350 metres (7,710 ft), on the Gramos mountain.[1] The nearest villages are Starje in Albania ...

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  • Albania, Zla Kolata, 2534 m

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Valbonë, Kukës (Albania)
    Distance
    10.01mi
    Elevation +
    5282f
    TrailRank
    31

    Hiking trip on the highest spot of Montenegro from Albanian side. The first 15 minutes is difficult to find the trial. But after this the trial is marked. You begin at the south side of the mountains, go around him and ...

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  • Maja e Brijasit (Brises) 2561m

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Rrogam, Kukës (Albania)
    Distance
    12.26mi
    Elevation +
    6388f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Maja e Brijasit (Brises) 2561m Photo of Maja e Brijasit (Brises) 2561m Photo of Maja e Brijasit (Brises) 2561m

    Maja Briaset 2,561 m is part of the Accursed Mountains range in the northern part of Albania. One of the surrounding valleys is Valbona Valley. We start the trail from Margjeka Guest House and after 300 m we enter in the...

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  • Maja e Hekurave 2561 M

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Velishtë, Kukës (Albania)
    Distance
    17.50mi
    Elevation +
    6627f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Maja e Hekurave 2561 M Photo of Maja e Hekurave 2561 M Photo of Maja e Hekurave 2561 M

    Maja e Hekurave is well know peak in the Geg Hysen region in Bajram Curri. The trail Start from Chust Nut Hill hotel. This is a small hotel but manage by very helpful people and a very good chef. The road to go to the ho...

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  • Valamara Mount

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Lenias, Elbasan (Albania)
    Distance
    4.30mi
    Elevation +
    2346f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Valamara Mount Photo of Valamara Mount Photo of Valamara Mount

    Valamara, 2373 m. A lot of glacial lakes around. Two very important rivers begin on its slopes, Shkumbin and Devoll. Valamara it's one of the most prominent mountains of Albania, and also top-100 in Europe. The fifth hi...

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  • Maja e Cikes(2045m) in Winter

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Palasë, Vlorë (Albania)
    Distance
    10.72mi
    Elevation +
    5039f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Maja e Cikes(2045m) in Winter Photo of Maja e Cikes(2045m) in Winter Photo of Maja e Cikes(2045m) in Winter

    Hiking to Maja e Cikes in Winter is difficult. The summit height is 2045m and the trailhead start roughly at 1000m and has an elevation gain 1580m. It is the same trail that goes to Maja e Qorres but on certain point you...

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  • near Rrogam, Kukës (Albania)
    Distance
    7.71mi
    Elevation +
    5180f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Maja e Jezerces 2694 M, Lugu i Smailit, snowy Trail Photo of Maja e Jezerces 2694 M, Lugu i Smailit, snowy Trail Photo of Maja e Jezerces 2694 M, Lugu i Smailit, snowy Trail

    Jezerca is the highest peak of the Albanian Alps with 2694 m. There are 4 or 5 directions to reach the summit. One of the biggest challenges is reaching the summit from the Smail Valley. The trail length is10.5 km and th...

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