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The Ungrej Variantblue drive

Summary: This is a variation of our recent Bukmirë-to-Mnelë drive. Rather than beginning near Rreshen, this drive starts from the village of Kallumet, near Lezha. It climbs up the northern extension of the Veles ridge, and then descends to the village of Ungrej. The road up to the pass is being upgraded, and will possibly be asphalted in the near future.

After Ungrej, the trail joins the Bukmirë-Kalivac-Mnelë road for a while. It leaves it after 4 kilometers to follow a more easterly route on a new track built for the construction of a water pipeline. The track can be rough, requiring several fords through smaller rivers (depending on the season). It eventually joins the Bukmirë-Mnelë road.

For those wishing to take it easy, we suggest to go from Lezha to Ungrej using this trail. Once linked up with the Bukmirë - Mnelë track, stay on that track.

MMaximum altitude: 565 meters
Minimum altitude:/strong> 228  meter
Cumulative height: 650 meter
Cumulative length: 37 kilometers
Difficulty /span> moderate
TTime: 2 hours
Date of this record August  2014
Download GPS info: Ungrej

General location: East of the Lezha - Shkoder highway, behind the mountains.

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