A solitary outdoor tour in a rough higher altitude environment can be a liberating and meditative experience.
It is a calculated risk though, so it goes without saying that tours in wintry conditions in remote mountain areas demand a great deal of careful preparation.
There will no one be around when things don’t go as planned, and naturally you lack the often very needed morale support from your fellow … read more
Nízke Tatry (Low Tatras)
Socializing, making friends and finding great comradery was and of course still is for me the most enjoyable aspect of any several-day outdoor adventure in a high altitude mountain area.
One such small adventure that offers just that is marching across the Low Tatras main ridge in Slovakia, even in fine weather a challenging mountain tour that usually takes up five days.
Beside being close … read more
Guided mountain tour from the Sliezsky dom hotel (1670 meters AMSL) to Gerlachovský štít (2654 meters AMSL). Descent to Batizovská dolina.
Gerlachovský štít is the highest peak in the Carpathian Mountains.
Helmet, harness and a rope is mandatory.… read more