ABOUT MOUNTAIN VLAŠIĆ – BABANOVAC
The Vlašić is a high mountain ridge than dominates its surroundings like a giant fortress. With its forests, pastures and numerous springs it is a tourist site of major importance in the region. The highest peak is called Paljenik and rises up to 1943 m (6375ft) above sea level. Mt. Devecani (1760m) and Mt. Galica with their numerous well marked routes are attractive targets for mountaineers. On the Babanovac (1260m) which is linked to Travnik by a 20km macadamised road, there used to bi a well known centre of winter sports with 6 ski lifts, 15 km of cross-country skiing trails and 4 ski jumps. Here are the ski-lifts on Vlašić:
1.Ugar – capacity of 650 persons per hour (not working),
2.Markovac capacity of 650 persons per hour also,
3. Babanovac a double ski-lift capacity of 2100 persons per hour
4. Two Baby ski-lifts for the children and beginners, with capacity of 300 persons per hour.