Photogallery: SK: A Trek from Visnovy across Mincol to Strecno
SK: A Trek from Visnovy across Mincol to Strecno
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No. of pictures: 26 pictures
In the Mala Fatra, northern Slovakia. There are many tourist trail that go into various parts of this mountain range. Very interesting one is a hike going through north the Lucanske Mala Fatra. The trail starts near Ziline, at Visnova town. At the end of the village, we go on blue trail. This one will take us up to Mincol. During our tour we can also see Hoblik hill (934 m), a cone-shaped formation. Then we go to Mincol (1 364 m). Through there goes a ridge red trail. From Mincol, we go up north following the main ridge of the Mala Fatra, choose red trail. Then we climb across Uplaz (1 301 m), enter forest, and slowly descend to the saddle of Javorina. We continue on following the red trail. IT goes on the slope of Grun. We pass by the saddle of Rakytie and steeply descend to Strecno castle. The trek is really nice taking about 6 hour (the length is 17 kilometers). By the way, there beautiful panoramic vistas up form Mincol.
Text and photo: Radoslav Biskupič
The Mala Fatra is a known and renown area. We hardly need to introduce it to you. This mountain range, along the High, Western, and Low Tatras, is considered one of the most beautiful and most visited mountain ranges in Slovakia. In the article today, we take you on a winter hike onto the main ridge of the Mala Fatra and its second highest peak of Maly Krivan.
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Last week we climbed Velky Rozsutec and intentionally walked around Janosik’s Holes (Janosikove Diery). This phenomena is so beautiful and unique we must devote one entire article to describe them. So today we see the most popular and most well-known tourist attraction in the Mala Fatra National Park.
Today we once again visit Turcianska Garden surrounded by monumental Mala and Velka Fatra. We also visit Strane, a neighborhood in Martin city. At the terminus of a public transport line there is a beautiful protected climbing road.
The Mala Fatra mountains, north Slovakia, is a popular destination for holidaymakers. The Mala Fatra is mostly covered by dense forests, the highest mountains of this range are bare. Mincol is a well-known mountain of the Mala Fatra. The mountain is inseparable from the Lucanska part of the range.
If you are among those who love nature, enthusiastic tourist, or winter sports lover, or mountain biking enthusiasts then you know that hills covered with woods, alpine meadows, and great ski slopes are the things that the Mala Fatra offers. And last but not least there are magnificent panoramas.
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