The full moon night - a regional mountaineering event, was completed last night, and 24 hiking clubs, societies and related collectives from the four former Yugoslav republics took part. The organizer, Mountaineering club "Subra" saw the possibility that as many clubs as possible could have their members at this traditional mountaineering event because the accommodation capacities of the mountain lodge "Za Vratlom" are regularly insufficient to receive all interested ones.
At the target, about 65 mountaineers arrived at the 1679-meter-high Subra in about two and a half hours, by the moon, and just before the dawn.
"This climb, which is very demanding, this time was even more difficult due to extreme weather conditions. There was the stormy bura (north wind), frozen snow, and a temperature around -12 at the top, but the subjective feeling significantly lower due to the wind. A spacious bivouac was made in the snow at the top for this occasion, as in the previous years, so that the mountaineers visited it on shifts, because inside it was significantly warmer (+2 degrees C) and they could refresh themselves with domestic sweets made on the spot, a contribution by the Development and Protection Agency of Orjen.
The interior of the bivouac is decorated with mimosa, a gift from Herceg-fest, since this year, on the jubilee Mimosa Festival, the Night climb has been re-incorporated into their calendar. Thus, gentle mimosa found itself under the same snowy roof with mountain munika, which is a reminder that Herceg Novi has both the harsh mountain and warm Mediterranean climate, and that it is also an exciting value that can be valorized in tourism," the organizers said.
Text by Slavica Kosic, on February 25th 2019, read more at Vijesti