Canyon Prielom Hornad - Slovakia
Canyon Prielom Hornad
Nerby the river: Hornád
Canyon Prielom Hornad is one of known routes of Slovak Paradise Nature Park. The starting point is Čingov tourist centre. You can move along arranged pavements and forests paths. Just since 1974, the flow of Hornad river was accessible from its beginning up to Skalní hrdlo (Rock Neck) by care of Horská služba (Mountain Service). Canyon most difficult section is to be overcome by means of metal stages, chains, ladders and foot-bridges only. All this requires suitable outfit, especially suitable shoes (boots). In winter period, there is possible to effect the passage along frozen river.
Extent: 200 square kilometres
Canon length: 12 kms
Exceed: 17 metres, on length of 9 kms
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