River Tichý potok (Silent Brook) - Slovakia
This brook sources in High Tatra Mountains.
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This brook sources in High Tatra Mountains on northwest part of Hladký štít (Smooth Shield) 2000m. At first, it flows in northwest direction, and later, it turns in an arch, towards south. By connection with Koprový potok, Belá river is created.
The brook-basin takes 57 km², navigable section, from mouth of Tomanovský Brook, makes 8 kms. This brook flows through narrow, afforested valley in bouldary river bed of 6-10 m width. Nearly uninterrupted rapids have remarkable slope and sevaral expressive cascades. However, along whole flow length, there are to be found fallen trees in river bed. So, from this reason, the descend is suitable for experienced watermen only, who have respective equipment available.
It is available in Podbanske, Vavrišovo and Pribylina.
It is available in Liptovský Hrádok.