A winter trek in the High Tatras

Medium to hard winter hike in the High Tatras Starting point: Palenica Białczańska (car park) Destination: Szpyglasowy Wierch, High Tatras (2172 m) Total distance: ~20 km Net duration: 7-8 h (highly dependent on the weather and your fitness) (The map shows our second day when we hiked up Szpyglasowy Wierch from the mountain refuge and then descended back to the car park) The High Tatras The High Tatras are the highest section of the Carpathian Mountains and the world’s smallest high mountain range. Its full area belongs to national parks on the two sides of the border. Only one third …

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