Highlander Velebit 2023 – An Escape into the Wild

September 07 2023 In a world that often feels overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of daily life, there's a profound need to escape into nature's embrace. The mountains, fresh air, and untouched landscapes offer not only physical rejuvenation but also a sanctuary for our thoughts. In these challenging times, this escape is more crucial than ever, and it's precisely under this premise that Highlander Velebit was born.
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Highlander Velebit is not your average adventure; it's a mountaineering event that goes beyond the thrill of conquering peaks. This extraordinary event is a celebration of a healthy, sporty lifestyle, an active vacation, and a much-needed digital detox.  But it's not just about what participants gain; it's also about what they give back.

At Highlander Velebit, participants embrace the ethos of "Leave No Trace" and "Erase The Trace." These philosophies underscore the importance of respecting and preserving the natural beauty and immeasurable benefits that nature offers. It's a pledge to not leave a footprint behind, to pick up any trash encountered along the way, and to consider the legacy we leave for generations to come.



Escapian OTA: Curating Unforgettable Escapes

While Escapian OTA is not the organizer of Highlander Velebit, they are renowned for curating unforgettable escapes. With a passion for redefining luxury travel, Escapian OTA is dedicated to providing unique experiences that transcend the ordinary. Escapian OTA invites you to embark on a journey that blends adventure with wellness, self-discovery with environmental stewardship. It's a testament to their commitment to delivering exceptional, meaningful escapes that leave a lasting impact. 


Highlander Velebit 2023 Schedule 


Day 1: Embracing the Velebit Mountains (September 12, 2023) 

Greetings, fellow adventurers! Today marks the beginning of an extraordinary journey through the breathtaking landscapes of Velebit as we dive into the heart of nature at Highlander Velebit 2023. 

Day 2: Leave No Trace - A Commitment to Nature (September 13, 2023) 

On our second day, we're reminded of the importance of responsible adventure. Highlander Velebit promotes the "Leave No Trace" philosophy, emphasizing our duty to protect and preserve the natural wonders we encounter. 

Day 3: Choose Your Path - A Variety of Adventures (September 14, 2023) 

Highlander Velebit offers a range of trail lengths, ensuring that every adventurer finds their perfect fit. From the challenging 104 km journey of HIGHLANDER Hercules to the weekend adventure of HIGHLANDER Orion, there's a path for everyone.


Day 4: A Blend of Adventure and Wellness (September 15, 2023)

At Highlander Velebit, it's not just about conquering the trails; it's also about rejuvenation. Participants can look forward to an educational and entertaining program, soothing massages, and rejuvenating yoga sessions at the checkpoints. 

Day 5: The Grand Finale in Starigrad-Paklenica (September 16, 2023) 

Our journey concludes today as we reach the picturesque Starigrad-Paklenica. It's been an incredible week filled with adventure, self-discovery, and a deep appreciation for nature. Highlander Velebit 2023 has left an indelible mark on our hearts, reminding us of the importance of preserving the natural beauty that surrounds us.  

Written by Igor