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Rysy mountain

Went up from Slovakian side. Amateur. Took around 10h to go up and back down from nearest town... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Kadri S
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Hiking Rysy by foot in the evening

When we started a trip to Rysy mountain, it was about 15.00 hour after mid-day. Usually trips to... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Alex R
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Poland and Slovakia border | the High Tatras, Tatra National Park, Poland
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Went up from Slovakian side. Amateur. Took around 10h to go up and back down from nearest town. There is a shelter up around 2000m and you can have a beer there for 3 eurost. Cash only. Don’t leave your trash in the mountains, you...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018

When we started a trip to Rysy mountain, it was about 15.00 hour after mid-day. Usually trips to mountains starts at 9.00 in the morning, so we were late and we knew about that. Advise to travelers and hikers in late time. * travel solo...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I recommend hiking in September/October, the weather is stable. The trek is easier from Slovak part than from Polish, both parts are nice. I have to remark on Tatras sherpas you can meet, they are the last in Europe.

1  Thank M C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

On 03-08-2017 My son 9 years old wants to climb Rysy as we drove from our home Liptovska Tepla to Strbske Pleso, from car park it's a 4 hour walk to Rysy. Weather conditions were good clear sky but a bit warm 28*C at Strbske...More

2  Thank Riny K
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

- Rysy My wife and I camped in Zakopane, drove 35 mins to the large cheap car park in Palenica Białczańska, from the car park it's almost 2 hour walk along a long winding road, with a few shortcuts, saving about 15 mins. We went...More

2  Thank Pete M
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Spectacular views as long as the weather is good. We came up from Morskie Oko on the Polish side. Apparently there is a relatively short ascent on the Slovakia side. It took us just over four hours to get up as 4 ineperienced climbers of...More

3  Thank hidingtiger
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

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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...More

1  Thank Kaspar K
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...More

Thank Mirek a Petra N
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...More

2  Thank Erik T
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19 September 2018|
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Response from Kadri S | Reviewed this property |
Starting 4 am would be more than enough. Just a tip- there’s also a shelter in slovakkia 1 h before strbske pleso. Similar to Morkie oko. But weather yes is a risk. Check mountain weather forecast/ it’s pretty accurate as... More
Caloundra T
12 March 2018|
Response from teddipan |
I know this is too late for you, but in case any future travellers read your question, the moment from which onward you can climb Rysy from the Polish side without winter hiking gear like crampons or ice axe usually comes... More