Photogallery: SK: High Tatra – In the Winter Realm of Mala Studena Valley
SK: High Tatra – In the Winter Realm of Mala Studena Valley
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Malá Studená valley is one of the most popular places in the High Tatras. Skialpinism is very popular activity around here. However, here you may also do some winter mountain hikes. The green tourist trail running to Mala Studena valley and up to Tery cabin. It is open for tourists all year-round, even in the winter season when majority of trails in the Tatranian National Park. This gallery takes you to Mala Studena valley area – to inhospitable yet beautiful winter realm.
Text and photos: Radoslav Biskupič
In today's article, we will move to the snow-capped High Tatras to take an easy winter ascent to the famous mountain hotel in Velická dolina, which is an ideal starting point for climbing the highest peak in Slovakia - the majestic Gerlachovský štít.
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Today we will continue in our tour de cottages in Tatras. This time we will go to the Rocky Cottage (1751 meters above the sea level) that is located under the second highest peak of the High Tatras – Lomnický peak – and above the settlement of Tatranská Lomnica.
In our journey across cottages in the High Tatras will continue even today. This time we move to the mouth of Malá Studená valley to Zamkovského cottage (1475 meters above the sea level) built by Štefan Zamkovský in 1943.
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