On the Tara – Piva (rivers) vast plateau Durmitor (2523 m) is placed on the northwest, while it’s closest neighbor is placed on the southeast. That’s the beautiful Sinjajevina mountain, one of most specific mountains of Montenegro. The older name for this mountain is also Sinjajevina. Geographically, this mountain belongs to the High Mountains & Plateaus Region of Montenegro.
Some geographers classify Mt Sinjajevina a mountain plateau, but it also holds the largest pasture range in Montenegro. The direction of Sinjajevina follows the rest of the Dinaric ranges, from east to west. Mt Sinjajevina’s relief is rolling due to glacial activity.
The complexity of this mountain is due to it’s bordering rivers of Tara, Moraca, Tusinja & Bukovica.
It stretches from SE to NW, from the towns of Kolasin to Njegovudje (near the Durmitor National Park). The Sinjajevina massif is 40 km long & 15 km wide, and is specific about it’s carstic fields and beautiful grassy slopes. The soil composition is arid terrain due to the lack of forest covering and exposure, which has caused it’s rather unique foliage.
Mt Sinjajevina is also the home of 2 lakes: Zabojsko Jezero (1486 m, 19 m deep) and Zminicko Jezero (1295 m, 4 m deep). These lakes are in the process of natural extinction. Mt Sinjajevina has also numerous ponds nourishing it’s existing livestock and wildlife. The terrain is ideal for mountain biking, and in the winter months for lengthy skiing. Mt Sinjajevina is easily accessible also from Durmitor National Park, what offer many possibilities for climbing and biking routes in Sinjajevina region. The highest peak of Sinjajevina is Babji Zub (2277 m)(Torna) which is located on the S part of Sinjajevina massif. Babji Zub is beautiful peak, its impressive eastern wall is placed above green paradise of Gornje Lipovo village and its surroundings. On the other, western side, Babji Zub and its rocky slopes dominate above green Dragovica Polje valley, Moracke Planine range and impressive Moraca Canyon, which is located between Sinjajevina and Moracke Planine.