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Smotrych
Mountain/Rock

Smotrych

 
Smotrych

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: East Carpathian Mountains, Ukraine, Europe

Lat/Lon: 48.06902°N / 24.64525°E

Object Title: Smotrych

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County: village Dzembronya

Activities: Mountaineering

Season: Winter

Elevation: 6227 ft / 1898 m

 

Page By: PipIvan

Created/Edited: May 1, 2011 / Dec 6, 2011

Object ID: 712733

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Overview

Thim mountain is located on Chornohirsky "spine" near Pip Ivan (which is also called by tourists White Elephant or Black Mountain)
In winter this summit is most beautiful with its strange stone sculptures made by nature. Also near Smotrych located the mountain with interesting name "Vyhatuy Cumin (Вухатий камінь)" in translation it means "stone with ears" through their sculptures from stones on top of the mountain.
 
Smotrych )

Smotrych

 
Smotrych s Stones
Smotrych's Stones

 
Between earth and sky
Between earth and sky
 
Road to Pip Ivan
Road to Pip Ivan from Smotrych

Getting There

You can get there by many paths, but most easy is from Dzembronya village (to Dzembronya you can getting by this way: on bus to Verhovyna from Ivano-Frankivsk or Lviv and than to Dzembronya on hires transport, or hire bus in start point to village).
 
Smotrych from road to Dzembronya
Smotrych from road to Dzembronya
 
Monsters of rocks )
Monsters of rocks )

Red Tape

Is not any important red tepes near Smotrych (The border is far from the summit), most problem is just how to get there :-)

Camping

Most of tourists live on tents near summit, but also you can hire room in any master in Dzembronya, in Marсh 2011 it costs 40-50 grn/day (~5$)
 
Camping in morning lights
Camping in morning light



External Links

Smotrych information on ukrainian

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Dzembronya information on ukrainian

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Video from places that I present (Dzembronya-Smotrych-Pip Ivan) :)


Weather

The weather is very changeable on Smotrych like in all Chornohirsky "spine" and not only in winter, but over the year!!!

Hot day...

Hot day...



...frosty night
...frosty night


Precatory words

If you love mountains is not mean that mountains love you too.



Be careful and good luck for all who go to the tops !!!

P.S. If You have any questions--ask here or by private message :-)
P.S.S. If something is wrong- sory for my bad English :)

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