Hiking Tour: “Kula / Omiška”

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Hike up to the highest point in Omiška-Dinara, having an awesome view over the Omis coast: The Kula.

Hike up to the highest point in Omiška-Dinara: The “Kula”

This tour starts at the parking in Omiš (GPS: 43.445445, 16.687957). The tour first leads through the beautiful old-town of Omiš, follows the path up towards the fortress Starigrad but then turns right and following the trail towards the highest point of the Omiška-Dinara area. After passing some small villages, it becomes a bit steeper and ends on the Kula peak, giving a unique view over Omis and its coast area.
 

Tour Description

00:00 Start at the parking (GPS: 43.445445, 16.687957) and cross the bridge towards the old-town of Omiš.
00:03 Turn left and then right, walking through the old-town.
00:07 Turn left and follow the stairs upwards towards the Fortress Starigrad.
00:11 Leave the street by turning left and following the trail Omis – Fortica (marked with a red point surrounded by a white circle).
00:24 When hitting the road, turn left and follow the stairs up to the trail towards the fortress.
00:30 At the crossing (left towards the fortress), turn right and follow the trail Borak towards Kula.
01:00 When reaching the street, keep left (upwards).
01:05 Turn left passing by the buildings and follow the trail upwards.
01:45 At the crossing (building in front), turn left towards Kula.
01:50 Climb up the steepest part of the tour but very well protected with fixed ropes. Follow the trail.
02:15 Enjoy the view at the top of Kula with a self-brought but very well-deserved .
02:30 Go back following the same trail as ascending.
03:00 [Detour]: Before descending via the steep path, turn right and follow the non-marked but visible trail towards the stone-fields and the visible peak.
03:15 [Detour]: Enjoy the unique view at the peak over Omis and the entire area. Best enjoyed with a self-brought .
03:20 [Detour]: Go back on the same route till reaching the trail again. When reaching the trail, descent on the same way like the ascent.
04:00 At the crossing, keep straight towards the Fortress Starigrad.
05:05 Enjoy the view at the Fortress Starigrad.
05:10 Follow the steep path downwards (turn left) till reaching the bottom.
05:30 Turn left and follow the street till reaching the parking.
05:50 End of the tour.

 
At a glance

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General Tour Data

Area: Omiška-Dinara, Croatia
Distance: 11km
Ascent: 940m (2h 15min)
Descent: 940m (2h 00min)
Highest Pt: 863m
Lowest Pt: 0m
Duration: 5h 30min (without breaks)
6h 00min (with breaks)
Stop/Rest: None!
Equipment: Backpack with standard hiking equipment
Food and plenty of water (exposed to sun!)
Sun & Weather protection
Camera

 

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O   Tour at outdooractive.com

 

Tour Diary

Tour Date: 2019-09-17 07:45
  Weather: Sunny, hot
  Participants: Stefan
  Activity: Suunto (Part 1)
Suunto (Part 2)
 

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