Tag Archives: Slovakia

High Tatras: Malý Ľadový štít


Even a frequent visitor of the High Tatras hardly ever heard about Malý Ľadový štít, a peak in the north-east of the Slovakian part of the popular mountain range.

That is somewhat surprising, given that Malý Ľadový štít is 2602 meters AMSL high (i.e. Above Mean Sea Level; every height stated below is AMSL), what makes it the eighth highest peak in the vast Carpathian … read more

The Low Tatras main ridge

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