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The oldest snow

The oldest snow

The Medena valley is the place where the snow stays even in the summer months. This location-yearlong in the Lomnicky peak´s shadow determines this valley as the place whe...»

The highest located botanical garden

The highest located botanical garden

The highest located botanical garden lies on the Lomnicky peak in 2634 altitude. You can find 22 plants in their natural surroundings....»

The rainiest area

The rainiest area

The rainiest area is the cottage Zbojnicka chata in the upper part of the Velka Studena valley. The average rainfall totals is about 2130mm yearly....»

The biggest wind speed

The biggest wind speed

The biggest wind speed was measured on the Skalnate pleso, where the wind reached 78,6m/s, regarded as hurricane with damages....»

The longest glacial valley

The longest glacial valley

The longest glacial valley is the Bielovodska valley with its 10km length. In was created by the biggest Tatra glacier with the length 13km, the thickness 280m and the width ...»

The smallest alpine mountains of the world

The smallest alpine mountains of the world

The High Tatras are the smallest mountains with an alpine character. Its location between the Alps, the Caucasus, the Ural and the Arctic Ocean makes it the highest inland m...»

The most legendary rocky wall

The most legendary rocky wall

The most legendary rocky wall is the 300 meters high south wall called Galeria Ganku. It´s the most popular climbing challenge. The tourists can observe it from the saddle Vaha ...»

The biggest rocky wall

The biggest rocky wall

The biggest rocky wall is the north wall of Maly Kezmarsky peak with 900 meters. It´s possible to see it from the cottage Chata pri Zelenom plese as well as from the touri...»

The biggest town of Slovakia

The biggest town of Slovakia

The biggest town of Slovakia is the town of High Tatras with an expanse 39 816 ha. The town is created from 15 resorts connected by driveway and railway. The most visited s...»

The biggest peak of the Belianske Tatras

The biggest peak of the Belianske Tatras

The biggest peak of 14km long ridge of the Belianske Tatras is Havran (2151,5), which isn´t made accessible to public. In the Belianske Tatras is situated the only public Tatras...»

The longest bridge in Tatras

The longest bridge in Tatras

The longest bridge in the High Tatras is the reconstructed bridge upon waterfalls of the brook Studeny potok, open for tourists from 11.7.2009. The length of the bridge is ...»

The biggest waterfall

The biggest waterfall

The biggest waterfall, Kmetov vodopad, is situated in the south-west part of the Koprova valley (Nefcerka) in 1245 altitude. Through the public inaccessible valley flows the N...»

The longest tourist track

The longest tourist track

The longest tourist track is the Tatranska magistrala from the resort Podbanske to the mountain lakes Biele plesa by the saddle Kopske sedlo. It traverses the south parts ...»

The biggest polish peak

The biggest polish peak

The biggest peak of the Polish Tatras is the north-west peak of Rysy (2499,6). It is situated on the Slovakian-Polish border and has three summits- the biggest one is the...»

The biggest animal

The biggest animal

The biggest animal is the brown bear weighing 140-350kg male and 80-200kg female. The adult male measures 17-220 cm and female 160-200cm. Young weighs 0,5kg and stays by mothe...»

The biggest bird

The biggest bird

The biggest bird in the High Tatras is the golden eagle with the wing spread 190-240 cm and the body length 75-90 cm. The male weighs 3-4,5kg, but female 3,5-6,5 kg. In t...»

The biggest Indian

The biggest Indian

The biggest Indian is possible to see in the Mala Studena valley, on the track from the Teryho cottage through the Sedielko saddle to the Javorova valley. Nice view on the ...»

The most zigzag track

The most zigzag track

The most zigzag track with the total 32 goes from the mountain lake Popradske pleso to the saddle pod Ostervou. Other serious rival is the track from the mountain lake Zel...»

The highest situated building

The highest situated building

The highest situated building is the end-station of the cable railway on the Lomnicky peak in altitude 2632. It was built in 1940 and open for public in 1941. The differenc...»

The highest yearlong open cottage

The highest yearlong open cottage

The highest yearlong open cottage is the Teryho chata in the 2015 altitude located in the Mala Studena valley nearby five mountain lakes Pat Spisskych plies....»


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