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Walking In The High Tatras

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This Cicerone guidebook details walks and scrambles in the High Tatras mountains of Poland and Slovakia. In offers a wide range of routes in the High, Western and White Tatras range 

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This Cicerone guidebook details walks and scrambles in the High Tatras mountains of Poland and Slovakia. In offers a wide range of routes in the High, Western and White Tatras range 

With breathtaking scenery, some 600km of well-maintained, waymarked paths and a selection of characterful resorts, the Tatras mountains have all the elements of a perfect walking holiday. Straddling the border between Slovakia and Poland, the region boasts stunning mountain landscapes: rocky pinnacles, craggy peaks, jagged ridges and towering cliffs, mirror-surfaced tarns and dancing waterfalls.

This comprehensive guidebook contains all the information you need to plan a successful trip to the Tatras. Covering the Western, High and White Tatras, and both sides of the Polish-Slovakian border, it presents a selection of graded route suggestions (both circular and linear and from easy to strenuous) linking the main resorts with peaks, lakes and mountain chalets. In Poland, there is just one base – delightful Zakopane – whereas in Slovakia, you can walk from several villages strung out along the foot of the range and linked by a tramway. The guide also includes a wealth of information about local services, facilities and attractions and extensive practical advice covering travel and insurance, accommodation and facilities, mountain guides, languages and safety in the mountains.

The Tatras have been designated as a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve in recognition of their rich biodiversity and the guide presents a summary of the region's plants and wildlife, as well as its fascinating history. Other highlights include an ascent of Kriváň, the national symbol of Slovakia, glorious ridge walks in the Western Tatras and gentler strolls taking in caves and waterfalls. Blending information with inspiration, this book is a must for anyone wishing to visit the High Tatras.

    Buyers Guide

    Activities
    walking
    Seasons
    July-end August warmest (with thunderstorms); Sept-mid October best walking weather; March-early June not recommended
    Centres
    Slovakia - Poprad, Stary Smokovec, Tatranska Lomnica, Strbske Pleso; Poland- Zakopane
    Difficulty
    high mountain walking (up to 2654m); well-engineered, waymarked paths; some scrambling, exposure, use of fixed wires but very wide choice of routes
    Must See
    flowers and wildlife; staying in a refuge/chalet; historic mountain villages; alpine scenery (the ranges are national parks)

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    Technical Information

    • Authors: Renáta Nározná & Colin Saunders
    • Published -3 Mar 2017 
    • ISBN9781852848873
    • Edition - Fourth 
    • Size - 17.2 x 11.6 x 1.9cm 
    • Weight -380g 
    • Pages -336 
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