Tag Archives: Slovakia

High Tatras: Javorová dolina


Javorová dolina is an elongated valley in the north-eastern part of the High Tatras1 mountain range which is, like many other areas in the Tatranský národný park (TANAP), accessible for the general visitor during the summer season only (June 15 to October 31).

A challenging trip that takes a whole day is to cross the valley, negotiate Sedlo sedielko (2376 meters), proceed to the Téryho chata (2015 … read more

Malá Fatra mountain range: Malý Kriváň


It was my third time in the Malá Fatra (“Little Fatra”) mountain range in northern Slovakia, and after an injury I suffered earlier this year climbing a mountain was a slightly scary endeavour even if it was a comparatively small one like the Malý Kriváň (“Little Kriváň”), stating a height of 1671 meters.

For this mountaineering adventure I spent a few days in the city of Žilina, which … read more

High Tatras: Sedlo sedielko, Sedlo prielom


This blog-post is a continuation of a past article about hiking tours in the High Tatras mountain range1.

Just as in summer 2020, the plan was to negotiate two mountain saddles in the pohorie: Sedlo prielom and Sedlo sedielko (colored brown on the map below; the 2020 tours are in orange).

1 notes, footnotes and references about translations apply for this article in the same read more