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Address: Poland and Slovakia border, | the High Tatras, Slovakia
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Day Hike with a Local Mountain Guide in High Tatras
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Hard graft, worth doing at least once in a lifetime

We took 6-8 hours to climb this beast, not difficult but long! We hadn't fully estimated the effort required and were sore the next day but we enjoyed it and would most definitely... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
Bath, United Kingdom

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Bath, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We took 6-8 hours to climb this beast, not difficult but long! We hadn't fully estimated the effort required and were sore the next day but we enjoyed it and would most definitely recommend

Thank priceey2003
Tallinn, Estonia
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53 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The hike is fairly easy at the beginning but at hte end it gets a bit technical for average folk. Even tough there are still a lot of people with minimal mountaineering experience and they seemed to be able to do that all. There are fixed ropes at the upper part that will have ques at some point. Few rockfalls... More 

Thank Kaspar K
Horomerice, Czech Republic
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35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

It is 4.5 Hour quite strenuous hike from Štrbské pleso but totally worth of it - of course if the weather is good. I had i guess the Best possible weather-warm, little wind, sky without clouds so then it is necessary to count on crowds of people going there as well. Cottage under Rysy is well maintained by guys with... More 

Thank Mirek a Petra N
Veszprem County, Hungary
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118 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We climbed in July from the Polish side and descended on the Slovakian so we could enjoy both routes and had a good comparison. The Polish is the more challanging one with more steep parts and chains, so it's good I went there. Unfortunately, there is a roughly 9 km walk on asphalt road at the beginning or you can... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We climbed Rysy on 28th November in full winter conditions & wow what a climb and a great experience. When I was researching it, there is very little information in English out there so here goes. From flying into Krakow/Katowice, I would recommend staying in Zakopane the night before. Driving to the start point is quite easy and will take... More 

Thank Freddie N
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2015

honest, real and quiet! BEST TEA IN THE WORLD very decent real local Slovakian food. authentic/genuine service, staff and visitors. great atmosphere, lovely place. MOST SUPRISING TOILET EVER, breathtaking views!

Thank Dieter L
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14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Wow, wow and one more time wow. The best hike, this hike made me fall inlove with hiking. Of course it was hardcore for the first time. Yet I don't mind. The view was just spectacular. My friends and I organized the trip to Tatrai and we just decided to hike in Rysy. Sure it wasn't easy, but when you... More 

Thank Viktorija R
Szekesfehervar, Hungary
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

My school had organized a journey to the High Tatras, which included a trip to the Slovakian Rysy, and I'm so happy that I took the chance and went to that camp. Of course it was hard to hike up about 10 kilometers on the thousands of rocks, but it did worth it. And there were a lot of people... More 

Thank markoiza
Perth, Australia
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

We did the hike at 6am departing from Morskie Oko on the Polish side . It was a great hike, I consider myself an amateur and this hike was very challenging. I made it to the top despite looking over 800m cliff faces. The way down was as difficult because it began to drizzle but again great fun. You must... More 

Thank cappas1
Vilnius, Lithuania
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We started our hike early in the morning (about 7am). All hike took quite a lot of time and was quite challenging but was definitely worth it when we reached the top of Rysy. View from the top as well as all the way up is breathtaking!!! Unfortunately, by the time we reached the top it was so cloudy and... More 

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