Peak Titov Vrv

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Peak Titov Vrv


6 to 9 hours



Uphill climbing

1200 meters

Best period

Late May to early November

Peak Titov Vrv, Shar Mountain

There are numerous compelling reasons why Titov Vrv (Tito’s Peak) stands out as a hiking destination unparalleled in the Western Balkans, earning its place on the must-climb peaks checklist.

Named after Josip Broz Tito, the Marshal of Yugoslavia, Titov Vrv adds a historical dimension to the hiking adventure, making it a regional rarity.

At 2747 meters, Titov Vrv reigns as the highest peak in Shar Mountain National Park, boasting the highest mountain structure in the Macedonian mountains—the iconic Titov Vrv tower, a symbol of Macedonian mountaineering.

Typically, the hiking tour to Titov Vrv commences from the Popova Shapka mountain resort, offering two ascent options. Hikers can opt for the summer trail, meandering through unique pastures where encounters with traditional sheep flocks are inevitable. Alternatively, the winter trail traverses the high ridge of the mountain, passing peaks like Ceripashina, Karabunar, and Bacardan. This option involves greater cumulative altitude climbing and is recommended for hikers with advanced fitness levels.

From the summit, breathtaking vistas stretch across the Balkan Mountains, from Pirin and Rila in Bulgaria to Prokletije in Albania and Montenegro.

In essence, hiking to Titov Vrv is a profound immersion into the unique spiritual essence of Shar Mountain National Park—a journey that promises to leave an indelible mark on the soul.

Titov Vrv serves as the cherished playground for our seasoned mountain guides, who frequent its slopes and surrounding terrain throughout the seasons—be it summer or winter. Whether it’s leisurely hiking, adventurous mountain running, exhilarating mountain biking, thrilling ski touring, or heart-pounding free riding, our guides are intimately familiar with every facet of this majestic peak.

When you embark on a tour of Titov Vrv with us, rest assured that you’re in capable and secure hands. Our guides are well-versed in the local legends and stories that enrich the experience, ensuring a journey filled with both excitement and insight. Additionally, as with every tour we conduct, we provide 4×4 safety support, further enhancing your peace of mind as you explore the rugged beauty of Titov Vrv.

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Difficulty of the tour:

Duration of the tour:

6 to 9 hours

Length of the tour:

20 km

Uphill climbing:

1200 meters

Required fitness:

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Everybody has to know that the right clothing and equipment is essential for a successful mountain trip. There will be some items and travel clothes which you will want to pack for the journey which will not be required on the tour in the mountains, so these may be left at your hotel and collected at the end, a light fold away small bag is useful for these items.

The following list is a combination of suggestion, advice and our experience of what you will need. For additional information’s do not hesitate to contact us.

This is what we think essential for safety and basic comfort.

  • Compass
  • Map
Sun protection
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Sunglasses
Clothing – warm weather
  • Wicking T – shirt (synthetic or wool)
  • Wicking underwear
  • Quick – drying pants or shorts
  • Long – sleeve shirt (protecting from sun, bugs)
  • Rainwear (jackets, pants – waterproof and breathable)
  • Sun – shielding hat
  • Bandana or Buff
Clothing cool weather
  • Wicking long – sleeve T – shirt
  • Wicking long underwear
  • Hat, cap, skullcap, balaclava or headband
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Rainwear (jackets, pants – waterproof and breathable)
  • Fleece jacket or vest, and pants
  • Hiking Boots suited to terrain and conditions
  • Trekking socks (synthetic or wool) plus spares
  • Gaiters (for snow conditions)
  • Backpack 30 – 45 liters
  • Trekking poles
  • Energy food and beverages
  • Water bottle or camelback
  • Nylon cord (5 meters)
  • First aid kit
  • Knife or multi – tool, duct tape strips
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Camera
  • Wet wipes and toilet rolls
  • Small Ziploc plastic boxes
  • Notebook & Pencil
  • Money belt