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Koprowy Wierch

Koprowy Wierch

Koprowy Wierch

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: Slovakia, Europe

Lat/Lon: 49.18226°N / 20.04919°E

Object Title: Koprowy Wierch

Activities: Mountaineering

Elevation: 7776 ft / 2370 m


Page By: KRZYS

Created/Edited: May 30, 2006 / Sep 16, 2012

Object ID: 197152

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Koprowy Wierch

slov. Kôprovský Štít

ger. Koprovaspitze

hung. Kapor-csúcs

an important summit inside ridge of High Tatra Mountains between Cubryna and Gran Baszt (Ridge of Towers)
North-West ridge of Koprowy Wierch separates Piarzysta from Hlinska Valley. Almost every routes on Koprowy Wierch are climbing routes with rotten rock beside of path from Wyznia Koprowa Pass, from which marked tourists route leads to the summit.
View from the Koprowy Wierch belongs to the most beautiful in the Tatra Mountains.
Name of first ascender is unknown. Klemens Bachleda and Kazimierz Przerwa-Tetmajer were on the summit in the end of nineteenth century.
First winter ascent was done by E.Baur and A. Martin 18 of March 1906 
View from Tazky Stit

Getting There and normal route on the summit

Koprowy Wierch from Wolowiec Mieguszowiecki
The easiest way to get there is starting from train stop "Popradske Pleso"-after 1h and 10 min you reach "Popradske Pleso"-the lake and mountain hotel. From there, you can get by

blue trial

to Hinczowa Valley the upper part of Mieguszowiencka Valley from which still blue trial on the Koprowa Pass(pl. Koprowa Przelecz Wyznia, slov. Koprovske Sedlo) - 2:15 h from Popradske Pleso (down-1:40 h).
From Pass we choosing

red trial

and by easy (but a bit exposed) ridge we get to the summit - 30 min (down-20 min). It is a one for more interesting tourist trial in High Tatras. From summit we can admire a fantastic view.

Koprovsky stit
Koprowy Wierch by Lenka.H


Koprowy Wierch is safe summit to reach in winter from Popradske Pleso. At the normal way you won't find any technical difficult, but problems may be with cornics in the summit ridge. When there is too much new snow, you must pave the path and ascent become tired.  
Koprowy Wierch

Tourist seazon and TANAP rules

Koprowa Pass
According to TANAP rules to climb unmarked routes you should be a member of mountaineer club which belong to UIAA, and you can use the easiest routes only for descending. Tourist season begins 16 of Jul and ends 31 Oct.

Official TANAP site - more informations about Tatra Mountains principles.


Information about Mountain Hotel Popradske Pleso on our portal - summitpost

Apartament Smoczy Szczyt w Hornym Smokowcu
Apartmán Dračí štit v Hornom Smokovci
Apartament Smoczy Szczyt (Draci stit,Dragon s Peak, Drache Spitze)

The map

The map of area
The map of the area

Conditions in mountains

Popradske PlesoHZS -Weather,conditions and avalanche forecast Slovakian rescue emergency mountain servis
TOPR -polish rescue emergency mountain servis

Koprowy Wierch from Tepa (Tupa) Ridge

Valid Web
cams from Tatra Mountain

Viev from Novy Smokovec

Viev from summit of Lomnica

Viev from Stary Smokovec
More cams from Slovakia in a portal holidayinfo

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dmikiSpelling of the Hungarian name


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Koprovacuscs -> Koprova-csúcs
Posted Jul 11, 2007 2:04 pm
dmikiOther names


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Maybe also add Kôprovský Štít (Slovak), Kapor-csúcs (Hungarian)
Posted Jul 11, 2007 2:21 pm


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I'm sorry. I took this hungarian name from the W.H.Paryski guide book. I corrected the error
Posted Jul 18, 2007 6:15 pm

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