Tag Archives: Slovakia

Crossing Bielovodská dolina (High Tatras)


Hiking through Bielovodská dolina, an north-eastern valley in the High Tatras mountain range. Starting point: former customs facilities in Lysá Poľana (970 meters).



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Západné Tatry: Žiarska chata, Baníkov


The Západné Tatry (Western Tatras) mountain range in Slovakia has slipped my attention as a destination for hiking and mountaineering tours until quite recently.

Visitors not only tend to confuse the western part of the High Tatras (where the famous peaks Kriváň and Rysy are located) with this mountain range, but the Western Tatras also get vastly overshadowed by the popularity of its eastern counterpart.

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