Slovenia Hiking: The Julian Alps

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Dates: Jun-Sep - see all dates

Total Days: 8

Activity Level: 3-4

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2014

REI member: $3,499

Non-member: $3,850

2015

REI member: $3,599

Non-member: $3,950

Additional Fees

Single supplement: $599

Trip Dates:

2014

  • Jun 15–22
  • Jul 6–13
  • Jul 27 – Aug 3
  • Aug 17–24 Sold out
  • Aug 24–31
  • Sep 7–14 Sold out
  • Sep 21–28

2015

  • Jun 21–28
  • Jul 5–12
  • Aug 2–9
  • Aug 16–23
  • Sep 6–13
  • Sep 20–27

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Group Size: 4-15

Activity Level: 3-4

Activities:

  • Hiking

Accommodations:

Hotels/Inns, 6 nights; Mountain hut, 1 night

Trip Highlights

  • Hike the beautiful Julian Alps, quieter cousin to their Swiss counterparts
  • Explore Triglav National Park, Lake Bled, the Soca River, and more
  • Stay in a Slovenian mountain hut in Trigav's breathtaking high country
  • Discover towering peaks, shimmering lakes, seaside cities, and gothic castles

The rugged Julian Alps in the tiny gem of Slovenia are just as dominating and beautiful as their Swiss and French cousins. But they come with one very big difference: far fewer hikers. Our Slovenia hiking adventure—selected by National Geographic Traveler as one of "50 tours of a lifetime" (2007)—is the ideal way to experience this sublime alpine destination and its quiet solitude.

Tucked between Italy and Austria, the Julian Alps hold alpine villages, gothic castles, and dramatic scenery, where towering 9,000-foot peaks plunge to the Adriatic coast. Triglav National Park comes complete with a storybook landscape of soaring mountains, shimmering alpine lakes, and historical remnants of the Iron Age. We also explore the exquisite Lake Bled region, the gorgeous Soca River valley, and the Venetian-styled, seaside city of Piran.

A highlight of our week is an overnight stay in a traditional Slovenian mountain hut in Trigav's high country. Our other nights our spent in charming, small lodgings. Grab your hiking poles and join us on these unforgettable high-country trails!

Itinerary Summary

  • Day 1 - Starting in Ljulbljana, visit Lake Bled in Triglav National Park.
  • Day 2 - Hike Mostnica Gorge or the ridgeline toward Mt. Rodica.
  • Day 3 - Trek from Lake Bohinj to our rustic mountain hut near Mt. Bogatin.
  • Day 4 - Summit Mt. Krn, offering views of the Dolomites and Austrian Alps.
  • Day 5 - Explore the Iron Age town of Kobarid or raft the Soca River.
  • Day 6 - Hike the vast meadows from Livek to Mt. Matajur ending in Piran.
  • Day 7 - Enjoy a beach walk and an Istrian picnic on a traditional fishing boat.
  • Day 8 - Our Slovenia hiking adventure in the Julian Alps ends in Ljubljana.

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Trip Itinerary and Details

Important Notice: Day 1 is the day you should plan to arrive at the meeting point for the trip. This may require departing your hometown one or more days in advance and traveling on an overnight flight.

  • Day 1 - Starting in Ljulbljana, visit Lake Bled in Triglav National Park.

    Your trip begins today in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia.  Arrive in Ljubljana by 1:00 p.m. in order to meet the group at 2:00 p.m.  We transfer (1.5 hours) by private van to postcard-perfect Lake Bledwith its island church and cliff-side castle.  Enjoy a short walk to lovely views of the area prior to continuing on to Lake Bohinj.  Located in the heart of the Triglav National Park and ringed by the snowcapped Julian Alps, Lake Bohinj is not only the largest lake in Slovenia, it is one of the most beautiful.  Triglav Mountain is the highest in Slovenia (9396') and is the centerpiece of Slovenia's only ;national park.  The Lake Bohinj area is our home for the next two evenings (you might want to try delicious kremsnita, a cream cake specialty of the region). Dinner included.

  • Day 2 - Hike Mostnica Gorge or the ridgeline toward Mt. Rodica.

    Depending upon several factors (weather, group makeup, etc.) we have two wonderful hiking options to choose from today.  The first option is a lovely hike up the narrow canyon of Mostnica Gorge to a cascading 200' waterfall. The path here winds through beech forest and past interesting rock formations such as the "elephant's head."  We are almost always within view of the aqua-marine river below.  There's time after the hike to visit the quaint villages of Studor (famous hay racks), Srednja Vas (known for making some of the best Slovene cheese) and Stara Fuzina at the southern end of the lake.  The second hiking option is definitely more rigorous but offers one of the most spectacular views over the whole Bohinj area and the Julian Alps.  After a short ride on the gondola-cable car followed by another ride on a ski-lift to the Mt. Vogel ski area , we enjoy a stupendous ridge hike toward Mt. Rodica.  This is an up and up trail with huge views of mountains in all directions.  We return to Bohinj for the evening. All meals included.

    Option 1: 6 to 8 miles; 4 to 5 hours. Option 2: 10 miles with 2000’+ elevation gain; 5 to 6 hours.

  • Day 3 - Trek from Lake Bohinj to our rustic mountain hut near Mt. Bogatin.

    An early breakfast, a full day pack, and your securely tied boots add up to two days of rugged hiking in Triglav's breathtaking high country.  The focus is mountain splendor and alpine wilderness at its very best!  Commencing at the end of Bohinj Lake, we hike west toward the Mt. Bogatin area made famous by Hemingway’s “Farewell to Arms”.  A series of good switchbacks take us up out of a box canyon and into lovely alpine country; we stop at a mountain hut for lunch before continuing further up in the afternoon.  This evening is spent in a traditional mountain hut that not only has electricity (and some hot water) but offers beautiful mountain scenery in all directions.  Bask in the utter, high country quiet. All meals included.

    Hiking distance: 11 miles. Elevation gain: 3000'+. Terrain: initially forested into open meadows and rocky terrain.

  • Day 4 - Summit Mt. Krn, offering views of the Dolomites and Austrian Alps.

    After breakfast we depart for the top of Mt. Krn (7365’), an impressive peak that rises dramatically more than 6000’ above the lush Soca Valley to the west.  This is a steep, strenuous and open hike leading to the summit from where, weather permitting, we enjoy a stunning view of the Gulf of Trieste to the southwest, the Dolomites in Italy and the Austrian Alps!  We stop for lunch in a small hut about 10 minutes short of the peak – enjoy the break and then continue to the peak itself.  We spend the afternoon winding our way down the rocky, switchbacked and sometimes steep western slopes of Triglav park … we definitely want our hiking poles here.  Transfer (roughly 1 hour) to a family-owned lodge near historical Kobarid, where we spend the next two nights.  Enjoy the hot showers and the sauna! All meals included.

    Elevation gain: 3100’ in 4-5 miles to lunch hut / summit followed by a 4000’+ elevation loss over 4-5 miles; 7-9 hours; a rigorous day by any standard.

  • Day 5 - Explore the Iron Age town of Kobarid or raft the Soca River.

    There are several options for this day. Take it easy and explore picturesque Kobarid, a town with a history that reaches back into the Iron Age. Be sure to visit the Kobarid Museum (voted Best European Museum in 1993), which displays exhibits of the events that occurred during World War I on the Soška Fronta - Isonzo Front. A pleasant stroll takes you across a Napoleonic bridge to the lovely Kozjak waterfalls and further along the scenic Soca River. For something completely different, there is also an option of trying the water sports on the unbelievably clear, emerald-blue Soca River. There are few rivers as wildly lovely as the Soca cutting through the Julian Alps. Breakfast and lunch included.

    Activity level based on various options. Optional rafting: Class III-IV.

  • Day 6 - Hike the vast meadows from Livek to Mt. Matajur ending in Piran.

    We transfer to the small village of Livek and hike through flower-filled meadows to Mt. Matajur, located on the border of Italy.  Mt. Matajur offers incredible views to the Krn ranges of Slovenia as well as the plains of Friuli and the Gulf of Trieste in Italy.  Our day ends in Piran, one of the most beautiful towns on the Dalmatian Coast.  This delightful medieval town is located on the tip of a peninsula on coastal Adriatic.  Our next two nights are spent in Piran. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

    Hiking: 5 hours; Elevation gain: 3,000 ft.

  • Day 7 - Enjoy a beach walk and an Istrian picnic on a traditional fishing boat.

    Our final morning of hiking (beach walking, really) takes us along the coast from Piran to the Bay of Strunjan.  Here we are able to take a peek at the production of sea salt for which this coast is famous.  We pass through a pedestrian tunnel that takes us to the charming little town of Portoroz with time to explore. Late morning we board a traditional fishing boat and spend the afternoon cruising the Slovene coastline. Along with time to take a dip in the Adriatic.  enjoy an authentic Istrian “fish picnic” on the boat … it’s not fancy but the food’s great and it’s lots of fun!  Toast your guides and a great week of mountain adventures!  Dinner’s on you own this evening (although you’ll be pretty full from all the eating on the boat!) – group will meet later in the evening for a final desert together. Breakfast and lunch included.

    Hiking: 2 hours, easy.

  • Day 8 - Our Slovenia hiking adventure in the Julian Alps ends in Ljubljana.

    After breakfast we transfer (driving time about 2 hours) to Ljubljana in time to meet afternoon flights or train departures.  Or, extend your stay in this lovely city, Slovenia’s capital.  Breakfast included.

Note on Itinerary

Although we do our very best to adhere to the schedule listed above, this itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control.

Air Travel

Please check with us before purchasing your airline tickets to ensure your trip has the necessary minimum number of participants required to operate

Price Includes

All accommodations in 3- and 4-star lodges/pensions with private facilities (except mountain hut which is dormitory style with shared facilities) in good locations; meals as noted in the daily itinerary; private transport throughout; bi-lingual guide(s); entrance and park fees; Day 8 transfer to Ljublijana airport, train station or downtown hotel.

Not Included

Round-trip international airfare; 2 dinners; optional rafting on the Soca River (Day 5, about US $50-$60); travel insurance; excess baggage charges; alcoholic beverages; optional gratuities to your guides; items of a personal nature.

Qualifications

This trip is rated Moderate Plus [3-4]. While most days are moderate hiking days, there are two long days (6+ hours) with elevation gains of more than 3,000’ which tend more toward a level [4]. This trip is for active people in good health and who have experience with mountain hiking. Regular conditioning prior to the trip is essential so that you can fully enjoy both the beauty and ruggedness of this country.

Weather

The northwest area of Slovenia has an alpine climate and temperatures in the valleys are moderate. June through September are the prime visiting months.  The Adriatic coast has a Mediterranean climate with warm sunny days.  Temperatures usually range from the low 50s to the upper 70s. Expect mountain temperatures to drop significantly in the evening while overnighting at the alpine hut.

Single Travelers

If you request single accommodations, you will be asked to pay the full single supplement fee. There are a limited number of single rooms available to request. If you wish to share accommodations, we will assign you a roommate if one is available. Please be advised that there are a limited number of single rooms available, and single rooms are not available at the mountain hut.

General Information

This trip is subject to the booking information set forth in the current REI Adventures Reservation Information. Please read this information carefully and call us if you have any questions. A full gear list and pre-departure information is sent upon sign-up. We highly recommend the purchase of travel insurance through REI Adventures. If coverage is purchased at the time of your initial reservation, the 'Pre-existing Conditions Exclusion' is waived (certain exclusions apply).

We look forward to having you join us for the trip of a lifetime! Why wait? Space is limited, reserve your adventure today.

Slovenia Hiking: The Julian Alps Gear List

The key to staying comfortable while on an active trip is layering. To get maximum comfort with minimum weight, you need versatile layers that mix and match to create the right amount of insulation, ventilation and weather protection. This gear list has been created to help you in choosing your equipment for the trip. Try to bring only what is necessary.

Gear Checklist

Official Papers
  • Valid passport
  • Airline tickets
Luggage
  • Large duffel bag or soft-sided suitcase
  • Daypack (2000 - 2500 cu. in.) to carry your camera, water bottles, lunch, extra clothing
  • Luggage tags and luggage locks
  • Passport pouch or money belt
Casual and Eveningwear
  • Bring a few casual, lightweight, easily washable items for travel and evening wear
Outerwear
  • Rain jacket, waterproof and breathable
  • Rain or wind pants, waterproof and breathable
Clothing
  • Midweight fleece or wool sweater
  • Fleece pants or tights
  • Lightweight thermal underwear top and bottom, synthetic or wool
  • Hiking pants, lightweight and synthetic
  • Hiking shorts, lightweight (zip-off pants are great)
  • Long-sleeve shirts, synthetic is recommended
  • T-shirts (2 or 3 quick-drying, synthetic)
  • Hiking socks
  • Liner socks
  • Casual socks
  • Underwear
Clothing Accessories
  • Sun hat
  • Wool or fleece hat
  • Bandana
  • Lightweight gloves
Footwear
  • Sturdy hiking boots that provide good lateral support for downhills, waterproof, broken-in, aggressive tread
  • Comfortable shoes for evenings and travel
Travel Accessories
  • Towel and washcloth
  • Two (2) one-quart water bottles or hydration system
  • Trekking poles - highly recommended
  • Flashlight or headlamp and spare batteries/bulb
  • Sunglasses and retainer strap
  • Sunblock and lip balm
  • Toiletry kit
  • Personal first-aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer gel or baby wipes
  • Several Ziploc plastic bags
  • Daypack rain cover or small, sturdy plastic trash bags in case of rain on the trail
Optional Accessories
  • Sleeping sheet (for hut stay; disposable sheet from recycled paper provided)
  • Knee supports if needed
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera, film/memory card(s), spare batteries
  • Small binoculars
  • Altimeter / compass
  • Watch with alarm or travel clock
  • Energy snacks and/or drink mixes
  • Spare contact lenses or glasses
  • Reading and writing materials
  • Electrical adapter plug and converter
  • Ear plugs
  • Swimsuit
  • Shower thongs
  • Swim shoes (see Things to Consider)

Things to Consider

  • Please remember to always pack essential items such as your passport, money, eyewear, medications, hiking boots and a change of clothing in your carry-on baggage, in case your luggage is delayed.
  • On Day 3, there is no vehicle access to the hut at Lake Krn so you must carry what you need for the overnight stay in your day pack. You do not need a sleeping bag or pad; the mountain hut provides beds and bedding. You may purchase a "disposable" inner bed sheet at the hut or bring your own lightweight sleep sack. You will need to bring a change of clothing, raingear, a few toiletries and small essentials.
  • Please note that it is recommended to bring your swimsuit, towel, and swim shoes if you plan on swimming in the rivers and/or ocean. Swim shoes are especially necessary to protect your feet from sharp rocks in the Adriatic.
  • Cotton is wonderful in warm weather. However, once it becomes wet, it will drain your body heat. Bring wool or synthetics such as Capilene, MTS and Thermax.
  • Always test your layers before a trip. Your outer layer should fit easily over the inside ones without binding and bunching up.
  • Make sure boots are broken-in. Bring moleskin or blister remedies for foot treatment. Thin liner socks worn under regular hiking socks may minimize the risk of blisters. Liner sock should be synthetic, not cotton. Test your sock combination before you go on the trip.
  • We recommend a daypack rain cover or a small, sturdy garbage bag to line your pack and keep you gear dry, should inclement weather arrive.
  • The inns do not have elevators and you will have to carry your luggage to the reception area each morning. Please keep this in mind when packing.
  • We recommend guests carry a photocopy of their passport page with all the relevant personal id information, and travel with this copy separate from their passport.

Feel free to give us a call at (800) 622-2236 should you have any questions regarding the gear list. The staff at our stores and Direct Sales (800-426-4840) will also be happy to help you with gear questions. Or check out www.rei.com/learn. The Expert Advice section on our "Learn" page has great information to help you prepare for your trip.

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        • Active adventures (6), Destination (6), All the details planned for me (5), I liked the itinerary (5), Travel with like-minded outdoor enthusiasts (4)

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      4.0

      The trip was perfect except:

      By alps to infinity

      from Slovenia-Julian Alps

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      • Exceeded Expectations
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      • Once in a Lifetime Experience
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        Comments about REI Adventures Slovenia Hiking: The Julian Alps:

        The guides were amazing,Alesh and Mojar were very knowlegable and always helpful. I think REI needs to rethink the last touring day and have the group spend more time in Piran and shorten the boat excursion.

        • Why Did You Choose to Travel with REI Adventures?:
        • Active Adventures, All the Details Planned for Me, Destination, I Liked the Itinerary, Travel with Like-minded Outdoor Enthusiasts
        • Why did you choose this trip?:
        • To see the Julian Alps

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Amazing Trip

        By RunnerGirl13

        from Saint Paul, MN

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            Comments about REI Adventures Slovenia Hiking: The Julian Alps:

            Slovenia was amazing! I loved learning about the history of the places we were hiking. It's hard to believe all the hardships and devastation that happened in the very same places you are taking in the beautiful scenery.

            The food, wine (and schnapps) were delicious and helped me to better understand the culture of each of the areas we visited. The guides did a really good job choosing restaurants and hotels that had good food and friendly service.

            The guides we had were fabulous. They were knowledgeable, friendly, helpful, and funny and they always put the safety of our group first. I enjoyed the energy and enthusiasm of our leaders and they were a major part of the reason why this trip was so much fun.

            I highly recommend this trip and would jump on a plane and do it again tomorrow if I could. :}

            • Why Did You Choose to Travel with REI Adventures?:
            • Active Adventures, Destination, I Liked the Itinerary
            • Why did you choose this trip?:
            • I love hiking and backpacking in the mountains Slovenia sounded like a great place to experience.
            • What was the highlight of your trip?:
            • Everything! This trip had a little something for everyone. The hiking, the scenery, the people, the guides, the food – it was all wonderful. This trip exceeded all of my expectations.
            • What would be your advice to potential travelers?:
            • Plan to spend a few more days exploring Slovenia while you are here. Ljubljana was a great town and it was fun to have an extra day here to explore.
             
            5.0

            Nationa Geographic was right - a WINNER!

            By James R Staley

            from Northridge, CA

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                Comments about REI Adventures Slovenia Hiking: The Julian Alps:

                Our two Guides, Ales & Mojca were state of art in my book. They followed the weather conditions carefully and in one case avoided us being caught in a hail storm. They made some strong, good calls on our agenda.

                • Why Did You Choose to Travel with REI Adventures?:
                • Active Adventures, All the Details Planned for Me, Commitment to Sustainability, Destination, Good Value, I Liked the Itinerary, Travel with Like-minded Outdoor Enthusiasts
                • Why did you choose this trip?:
                • National Geographic Award 2008. REI Reliability to Deliver.
                • What was the highlight of your trip?:
                • I had never been RAFTING. This optional event was sensational. Hiking through the Alps is a given, A+.
                • What would be your advice to potential travelers?:
                • This is a charming adventure. Be aware that day two & three are a rigorous jump, but worth it. This trip had a nice BALANCE of culture & Variety.

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great exposure to a wonderful country!

                By xxx

                from Ann Arbor, MI

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                    Comments about REI Adventures Slovenia Hiking: The Julian Alps:

                    Even though it was the height of summer travel in Europe, we didn't feel as if we were part of hordes of vacationers. Most of the places were enough off the beaten track that we were more with the "locals' and that was nice. Piran in particular was a perfect choice for the last couple days.

                    • Why Did You Choose to Travel with REI Adventures?:
                    • Active Adventures, All the Details Planned for Me, Destination
                    • Why did you choose this trip?:
                    • Wanted to travel to Croatia & Slovenia -- did Croatia on our own & then met up with the REI group for hiking in Slovenia. Dates were a good match for us.
                    • What was the highlight of your trip?:
                    • Our group of seven was very compatible, but the skills of our guide Zdenko were what made the difference. He was outstanding in all aspects -- group social skills, historical knowledge, hiking expertise, etc. Zdenko's traveling style made things easy for the rest of us.
                    • What would be your advice to potential travelers?:
                    • As with similar trips, it's a big advantage to be in relatively good shape. The hiking was extraordinary, but there were long days and really rocky paths.

                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Great trip!

                    By TAB70

                    from San Francisco, California

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                        Comments about REI Adventures Slovenia Hiking: The Julian Alps:

                        Slovenia is a beautiful country. It must be a law that every house must have flowerboxes. The mountain hut was much better than expected. Have a drink at Zizola Kantina in Piran and dance with the locals. Our guide was great, but unfortunately my group was his last trip (he retired). Hopefully the next person will be just as good.

                        • Why Did You Choose to Travel with REI Adventures?:
                        • Active Adventures, All the Details Planned for Me, Destination, I Liked the Itinerary, Travel with Like-minded Outdoor Enthusiasts
                        • Why did you choose this trip?:
                        • I wanted to go somewhere not yet overrun with tourists (at least American tourists). Was looking for a hiking trip. Timing of trip worked with my schedule.
                        • What was the highlight of your trip?:
                        • So much was great that it's hard to choose. The hike up Krn was beautiful and the history behind the area was fascinating. The food was really good everywhere we went (except for the first night).
                        • What would be your advice to potential travelers?:
                        • Definitely bring hiking poles. You'll be glad you brought them when you go down Krn (very, very rocky). Do the optional rafting - it was a good break from hiking - not serious rapids, but very pretty. Ask the guide to stop in Italy for gelato on the way to Piran.

                        (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Visit Slovenia! You won't be sorry.

                        By CarDix

                        from Philadelphia, PA

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                            Comments about REI Adventures Slovenia Hiking: The Julian Alps:

                            Slovenia was amazing. Beautiful, scenic, and clean. The people are very friendly, and everyone speaks English.
                            We had the most amazing guide, Zdenko. He knows the country, the region and the trails like the back of his hand. A surprising bonus was all the history we learned (or relearned...) along the way.
                            There were four days of serious hiking. Two definitely feel into the vigorous category, and parts of the other days were pretty tough. The trails were very well maintained, and not remotely crowded. But very, very rocky! Could be tough for those with bad knees or someone not wearing good hiking boots.
                            The hotels were all very good. The food was a major highlight, as was the fact that wine was included in most of out meals.
                            Our group included one couple and four single travelers. I think everyone had fun, and we all got along really well.
                            One thing I'd recommend to REI is to add a day in Ljubljana at the beginning and add another day at the end to visit the famous caves of Slovenia.
                            This is a place to put on your life list.

                            • Why Did You Choose to Travel with REI Adventures?:
                            • Active Adventures, All the Details Planned for Me, Commitment to Sustainability, Destination, I Liked the Itinerary, Travel with Like-minded Outdoor Enthusiasts
                            • Why did you choose this trip?:
                            • Slovenia isn't a common destination. I wanted to do something uncommon:) The trip length and the time also worked well for me. And the beautiful pictures on the website clinched it.
                            • What was the highlight of your trip?:
                            • The views, our guide (Zdenko) and the food. I can't pick just one highlight!
                            • What would be your advice to potential travelers?:
                            • Challenging hikes over very rocky terrain. DON'T come without hiking poles and DO come in good shape. I'd also recommend adding a day or two at the beginning or end to enjoy the capital city.

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