Information

Location: Date: Difficulty: Amount of participants: Price: Registration deadline:
Tatranská Lomnica, High Tatras
12.-14. august 2016
intermediate tourist skill
80
60 €
8th of August 2016 (Monday)

IN PRICE INCLUDED
  • Accommodation for 2 days
  • 1x Dinner, 2x breakfast
  • 1x Tourist lunch
  • BBQ on Friday evening
  • Cableway
  • Touristic fee
  • T-Shirt
  • Transportation to the party and back
IN PRICE NOT INCLUDED
  • Insurance
  • Transport to IHW
  • Alcohol on Friday BBQ
  • Entrance fee to the club
DON'T FORGET!
  • Hard touristic shoes
  • 2 - 3 Reserve pairs of socks
  • Cold weather wear
  • ISIC (if you have one)
  • Raincoat
  • Good mood :)

The High Tatras Mountains are one of the smallest mountain ranges in the world, nevertheless, they are the highest and the only mountain range of alpine system in the Slovak Republic.

The territory of the High Tatras lies on 260 km of land. The length of the main mountain ridge is 26.5 km. It begins with Laliove sedlo (1947 m) on the western side and ends with Kopske sedlo on the eastern side. The longest stretch of mountains in the north - south direction is 17 km long. The state border of Slovakia and Poland runs along the main mountain ridge, starting with Laliove sedlo and leaving the High Tatras at Rysy peak (2499 m). There is 25 peaks surpassing 2500 meters above the sea level. The highest point is Gerlachovsky peak (2655 m).

There are numerous side mountain ridges spreading out to north and south of the main High Tatra ridge, all lined by deep and rustic valleys formed by the past glacier activities. As a reminder of this magnificent era the High Tatras uncover 85 mountain lakes on the Slovak side of the mountains. The largest and deepest lake is Velke Hincovo pleso (20 ha, 53 m deep). Modre pleso has the highest elevation of all the tarts in the High Tatras (2157 m).

The beauties of Tatra sceneries are enhanced by numerous waterfalls. Some of the most important are Vajanskeho, Kmetov, Hviezdoslavov, Obrovsky, Waterfall Skok and waterfalls Studeneho potoka. The High Tatras region is a frequent target of visitors from all around Europe and other continents, because of their unique beauty, wide possibilities of tourism, mountain climbing and skiing. The territory of the High Tatras, together with adjoining Belianske and Western Tatras, form the most important national park of Slovakia - TheTatra National Park.

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