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

Table of contents

Introduction

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

Conclusion

Introduction

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)

Note

The following text is the direct continuation of part 1 of this 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

High Tatras, part 1 (Slavkovský štít, Veľká Svišťovka, Zelené pleso)

Introduction

Two months after my sabbatical I returned to my second home Slovakia for a small hiking adventure in the High Tatras mountain range.

Before I went by train to Poprad-Tatry in the Prešov Region where I was going to stay for one week I spent one day in the capital Bratislava to enjoy the evening at the Danube with one of my Slovak friends.

Poprad, August 12

The city … read more