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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 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

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

Introduction

The first time after my sabbatical in spring, I returned to my second home Slovakia.

I was looking forward to a hiking adventure in the High Tatras mountain range, where the general visitor is allowed to ascend the prominent summits from late spring to autumn (unlike to e.g. the Low Tatras where visitors have access the entire year).

Before I went by train to Poprad in the Prešov Region … read more