There is no such high mountain range which is so fantastic and incredible that could compare with Durmitor and Prokletije, but at the same time not so visited, even unsufficciently known to mountaineers, as is Bioč. Maybe the most important reason for that is the fact that Bioč is not so rich with water springs.
Mt Bjelasica is fore sure one of the most beautiful mountain ranges of Montenegro. It belongs to the central continental region of Montenegro. Bjelasica is placed on the E from Moraca Mountains (2226 m), Sinjajevina (2203 m), Vojnik (1997 m), Golija (1942 m), Maganik (2138 m), on the N from Prokletije (2694 m), Komovi (2487 m), Kucka Krajina Mountains (2184 m), on W from Hajla (2403 m), on the NW from Mokra Planina (2003 m), on the SE from Durmitor (2523 m), Maglic (2388 m), Bioc (2397 m), Volujak (2336 m), Ljubisnja (2238 m), on the S from Mt Zlatar (1626 m) and Mt Zlatibor (1496 m) in Serbia, on the SW from Kopaonik (2017 m), Golija (1833 m), Radocelo (1643 m), Pester (1617 m), Cemerno (1579 m) mountains in Serbia. Bjelasica is situated on NE from Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro.
Komovi Photo gallery
Together with Durmitor range and Prokletije range, Komovi range belong to the group of the three most impressive and most magnificent mountain ranges of Montenegro and also of Dinarci Alps. Komovi range is situated in the eastern part of Montenegro (Serbia&Montenegro) and it stretches between the farthest upstream parts of the Lim river to the east and the Tara river on the west, to Drcka river to the north and Prokletije with mount Planica to the south.
This beautiful mountain range is situated in the north-western part of Montenegro. Durmitor National Park is surrounded by deep valleys and canyons from three side – on the N by second deepest canyon in the world and deepest in Europe – Tara river canyon, on the W by incredible canyon of Piva river and Pivska Planina mountain, and on the S by Komarnica river canyon. On the E Durmitor is open to huge vast plateau (grassland) called Jezerska Povrs (Plateau of Lakes), which end is on beginning of Sinjajevina mountain.
Orjen is a Dinaric Mediterranean limestone mountain range in Montenegro-Bosnia and Herzegovina. At 1894 m (6225 ft), Zubački kabao is the highest peak in the subadriatic Dinarides. The massif of Orjen lies to the Northwest of Risan in Bay of Kotor (Boka Kotorska). From the town of Risan, situated at the innermost protected part of the bay, a well-engineered road, at first metaled, with many hairpin bends climbs to about 1600 m, over to the interior.
Lovćen mountain range is natural, historical, cultural ans spiritual symbol for all Montenegrins. On Lovćen is placed the mausoleum of the greatest son of the nation – Petar Petrovic II Njegoš, a poet, philosopher, prince-bishop and statesman from 19th century, a prominent member of old Montenegrin ruling family Petrović. Njegoš was born in the village of Njeguši below the Lovćen mountain.
Stretching in NW-SE direction, Mt Rumija with its highest peak Rumija (1594 m) is the south-est mountain of Montenegro. As a Dinaric natural barrier, Rumija separate Adriatic Sea from the Skadarsko Jezero lake. With the height of 1594 m, it drops steep towards the Adriatic coastline and somewhat less steeply towards the southern part of the lake. Rumija is very special and unique mountain with one leg in the Adriatic Sea and the other leg in Skadar Lake.
Moračke Planine Photo gallery
Moračke Planine (Morača Mountains) belongs to the group of most beautiful mountains of Montenegro. Morača Mountain range is located in the central part of Montenegro. They extend east to northwest beginning at the Tara River canyon near Kolašin town, and then along the series of beautiful peaks, of mountains: Vučje, Umovi, Sto, Crni Vrh, Tali & Stožac. The Gradista Ridge closes this series of peaks from the west while the Vratlo Pass separates it from the Jablanov Vrh (2203 m), second highest peak of Mt Sinjajevina range.
The Kucka Krajina mountain range
It is almost untouched, pristine, remote and quiet. Region called Kučka krajina or sometimes Žijovo (the Region of Kuči – a Montenegrin clan) situated north-east of Podgorica the capital of Montenegro, next to the Albanian border, is one of not so known gems of the Montenegrin Dinarids. In fact this is a vast karstic plateau (povrs) from which more groups of summits, single mountain-like summits and mountains rise.
The Prokletije mountains are one of the highest and without doubt most hyperkarstic mountain ranges of the Balkan Peninsula whose white naked karstic and jagged ridges and peaks, build form limestone and dolomite show many cirques that create an imposing wild image which sends shivers and fear to visitors (as geographer Jovan Cvijic said in 1913). Because of it’s impressive and amazing beauty, Prokletije Mountain is also known as “Southern Alps of Europe”.