First attractions that you will reach is the 16. century St. Bolfenk church. Next to the church is mighty linden tree, which was planted at the end of the 30-year war in 1648.
After 18 km you will pass first refreshment point Grmovškov dom where you can charge your e-bike batteries. Here is also a Bike park Kope, where you can challenge your adrenaline.
Some of the points of interests are in protect area of NATURA 2000, so you have to reach them hiking. Please respect the rules that are applied in protected areas.
On 26 km you can continue hiking to the highest spring (Mrzli studenec - 1490 m) and peak (Črni vrh - 1543 m) of Pohorje. Top of the Pohorje is particularly known for its unique sunsets and blueberries’ sites.
You will reach your second refreshment point on 30,6 km. Ribniška koča is an excellent starting-hiking point to the Jezerski vrh and Ribniško lake which are one of the most beautiful natural attractions of Pohorje. They also enable charging e-bike batteries and offer some food.
Tour passes another refreshment stop on 35 km. Mountain hut Pesnik which was built before the World War II. After 1945 its role was significant because the Hut Ribniška koča was burned down. They renamed it to Shelter house Pesnik. Today, they are known for the best mushroom soup in the area, and also enable charging of e-bike batteries.
What is the plan
* Start on the parking area in front of the Apartments Breza&Tisa
* Pass the village school on right and on first crossroads turn left
* Go straight and next to the market turn left towards Radlje
* 2,2 km, turn sharp left towards Hudi kot
* 6,3 km, turn right to the St. Bolfenk church
* Make a U-turn
* Turn right to the main road
* 10,7 km, continue on the same road
* 10,9 km, turn left (after Kralj farm)
* 11,6 km, sharp right toward Pungart-Kope
* 13,0 km, sharp right toward Pungart-Kope
* 14,8 km, sharp left toward Pungart-Kope
* 16,7 km, turn sharp left at proceed to Pungart-Kope
* 17,7 km, turn right in direction Pungart-Kope
* 18 km, turn left towards Kope-Grmovškov dom
* Pass parking area on right side and continue towards Slovenj Gradec
* 19,8 km, make sharp left to the forest road
* 23 km, make sharp left
* 23,3 km, hold on left side
* 25,6 km, sharp left towards Črni vrh
* 26 km, continue hiking to the highest spring (Mrzli studenec) and peak (Črni vrh) of Pohorje
* return to the starting-hiking point and turn left
* 28,4 km, go slightly left to the hiking path
* 29 km, make sharp left on a hiking path
* 29,7 km, turn right towards hut Ribniška koča
* 30,6 km, make sharpe left to the hut Ribniška koča
* 31,1 km, make U-turn and continue to main road towards Ribnica na Pohorju
* 35,1 km, Mountain hut Pesnik
* Continue on the main road towards Ribnica na Pohorju
* 40,6 km, turn left to village school
* Keep rihgt to starting point Apartments Breza&Tisa.
- Church of St. Bolfenk
- Mountain hut Grmovškov dom on Kope
- Bike park Kope
- Mrzli studenec highest spring of Pohorje
- Black Peak highest peak of Pohorje
- Mountain hut Ribniška koča
- Jezerski vrh
- Ribniško Lake
- Mountain hut Pesnik
Good to know
Tour passes three Mountain huts where you can charge your e-bike battery and have some refreshment.
GRMOVŠKOV DOM POD VELIKO KOPO
Phone: +386 2 883 98 60, +386 31 680 547
Address: Razborca 31, 2382 Mislinja
Opening hours: 8 am – 10 pm, from 29.04.2019 until 31.10.2019
Closed until 28.04.2019
Phone: +386 2 876 8 246
Address: Hudi kot 24, 2364 Ribnica na Pohorju
Opening hours: 9 am – 6 pm, every day of the week: July 1 – August 31st
Opening hours: 9 am – 6 pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday (the remaining months)
Special opening hours (April): 1st and 3rd weekend closed
Extraordinary opening hours: by appointment
PLANINSKA KOČA PESNIK
Phone: +386 40 471 317
Address: Hudi kot 28, 2364 Ribnica na Pohorju
Opening hours: 24 uhr / day, from 15.04.2019 until 15.10.2019
Opening hours: 24 uhr / day; Friday, Saturday, Sunday till 15.04.2019
What to bring
E-bike battery charger, bicycle helmet, protectors for knees and elbows, cycling clothes and shoes, sun cream, windbreaker, extra t-shirt, towel
Rental and additional offer
E-bike Specialized Turbo Levo
Protectors for elbows and knees
GPS (Garmin) device
Shuttle from the airport
Fast washing and drying of cycling clothes
Rental & service is located at the Apartments Breza&Tisa.