Lika Cave Trail

Lika Cave Trail, Lika Cave Trail. Lika Cave Trail is firstly held in the year 2016, it was initially conceived as a trekk race but because of the many dangers brought by a trek race, it was reshaped into a trail race with only a part of it being trekking in the Ultra category. It consists of stopping in Lika, which we usually pass traveling to the coast all the while discovering all of her natural beauty. This year, after the Lika Cave Trail, a concert was held by the band Vatra in the Samograd cave.

About the race:

Lika Cave Trail is firstly held in the year 2016, it was initially conceived as a trekk race but because of the many dangers brought by a trek race, it was reshaped into a trail race with only a part of it being trekking in the Ultra category. It consists of stopping in Lika, which we usually pass traveling to the coast all the while discovering all of her natural beauty. This year, after the Lika Cave Trail, a concert was held by the band Vatra in the Samograd cave.

The official length of the Lika Cave Trail:

Ultra: 27km trail + 15-20km trek 1200 do 1500m of the total climb

Challenger: 27km with 800m of the total climb

Active: 15km with 480m of the total climb

Light: 6-8km with 100 do 200m of the total climb

 

GPS Lika Cave Trail: GPS taken from the Trekking League.

Ultra + Challenger category GPS trail

Active category GPS trail

Light category GPS trail

 

Background of Lika Cave Trail:

It consists of short asphalt parts that come after the starting line and before the finishing line and during the race that act as connections between the forest trails. Some control points are in caves, therefore it is necessary to pay attention to the slippery cave floors. The rest of the trail is mostly hard clay if the weather is dry. In case of rain, an extremely muddy and slippery terrain can be expected.

 

Ultra:

Ultra consists of a marked route from the category Challenger and has an additional 15-20km of trail depending on the navigational abilities of the competitors. Total length of the Ultra is about 43km.

 


You might also find the following links useful:

The official race page

Official race video:

Competitors video: