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From Mlynická Valley

 

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Location: Slovakia, Europe

Lat/Lon: 49.09800°N / 20.03100°E

Object Title: From Mlynická Valley

Route Type: Hike

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: Walk-up

Route Quality: 
 - 3 Votes
 

 

Page By: dynercia

Created/Edited: Nov 24, 2005 / Nov 24, 2005

Object ID: 167712

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Page Score: 70.12%  - 1 Votes 

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Approach


You start normally this route from Štrbské Pleso (how to get there see the main page of Satan).

Route Description



From Štrbské Pleso take a yellow-marked trail and follow it to Mlynická Valley, walk past a charming waterfall “Skok” (1 h 30 min) and go till an upper part of the valley to Nižne Kozie Pleso (1 h).

Here leave the marked route and turn right (east) and climb up by a huge scree area in Satan’s wall direction. Just before an end of this scree it starts a wide, scree-rocky ramp, which goes on right under Satan’s walls. Follow this ramp to the end to the first big couloir, which in lower part tears off by a precipitous step.

Climb up this couloir, through a few steps and when it becomes wider and divides choose left branch and climb near to the Satan’s south ridge. A few meters below the ridge turn left to a grassy-scree chute and follow it on the south summit of Satan (2 h). If you want also visit the north summit turn left and climb by the ridge on a second top (10 min).


Essential Gear


Normal hiking gear

Miscellaneous Info


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Tomas KristoforyIn winter

Tomas Kristofory

Voted 6/10

in winter full winter equipment is needed for the climb - crampons, ice ax. Rope may be needed to secure yourself.
Posted May 13, 2008 7:34 am

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Satan before our ascendHere starts hellOur instructor is leading the rope