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Page Type: Route

Location: Tatry Wysokie (High Tatra Mountains), Slovakia, Europe

Object Title: Puskas

Route Type: Rock Climb

Time Required: Less than two hours

Difficulty: VII (6b)

Route Quality: 
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Page By: abcd17

Created/Edited: Jun 12, 2005 / Jun 12, 2005

Object ID: 165480

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Good starting point for approaching Szarpane Turnie is Popradski Staw Shelter at 1500 m. The shelter can be reached on foot from the train stop 'Popradske Pleso' (leave your car at parking there) through a good road marked blue. When you spend night in a shelter - you can reach the shelter by car and park it just by the shelter (please notify the shelter manager about it). To reach Szarpane Turnie go along Zmarzly Potok (Frozen Stream) - see details on the map (1.5 hour apprach from the shelter).

Route Description

Excellent, 4 pitches climb through cracks and slabs, equipped with bolts, first climbed by Arno Puskas in 1948. Descend with 3 (25 m. each) rappels through 'Komarnicki' route starting at a left side of a grassy ramp. See detailed line on the first picture below.

Essential Gear

Take a set of SLCD's and runners (no pitons required).

Usefull Links

See other routes on south-western and western face of Maly Oszarpanec.


Getting through the crux at...\'Puskas\' route on...W. Wenta leading the first...Puskas route after 2 pitchesZlobisty Szczyt taken from...Szarpane Turnie south-west faceApproaching Szarpane Turnie...
Slabs with \'Puskas\' route on...Approach to Szarpane Turnie...