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The Veľká Fatra and Malá Fatra mountain ranges

Table of contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Banská Bystrica
  3. Veľká Fatra mountain range
    1. Špania Dolina, December 24
    2. Vyhnatová, December 25
    3. Tour to Zvolen, December 26
  4. Žilina
  5. Malá Fatra mountain range
    1. Minčol, December 28
    2. Chata pod Kľačianskou Magurou, December 29
  6. Conclusion

1. Introduction

My Christmas vacation was a welcome opportunity to spend a few days in Slovakia to visit my friends in Bratislava.

But I also had the plan to make short hiking … read more

High Tatras, part 3 (Kriváň, Rysy, Štrbské pleso)

Table of contents


Kriváň, October 1
Predné Solisko, October 2
Rysy, October 3
Skalnaté pleso, October 4



With a break of about one month, I returned to Slovakia for hiking in the High Tatras (Vysoké Tatry) and for visiting my friends in the capital Bratislava.

Here the links to part 1 and part 2 (summer tours):

1. Slavkovský štít, Zelené pleso (including … read more

High Tatras, part 2 (Východná Vysoká, Obrovský vodopád)


The following text is the direct continuation of part 1 of my High Tatras series.

High Tatras

I hiked in the central part of the High Tatras still and departed from the train station in Poprad-Tatry early in the morning by using the inexpensive meter-gauge railway connection (Tatranské Elektrické Železnice, TEŽ).

Východná Vysoká, August 15

Ascending Východná Vysoká (not to be confused with Vysoká3 which is a … read more