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Gangolf HaubUntitled Comment

Gangolf Haub

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Good page for a first! And nice pictures! You could include more information in the "Getting There" section like the numbers of the roads you are referring to. I suppose most of us at SP would have some trouble getting there, wouldn't we? Another nice feature would be info on where one can spend the night. Can you free-camp somewhere, etc.

Thanks for sharing!

Posted Apr 26, 2004 12:37 am

ScottUntitled Comment


Voted 10/10

Looking good, keep going!
Posted May 10, 2004 10:26 pm

palaeoUntitled Comment


Hasn't voted

Perhaps some info on maps and guidebooks would be useful. Nice pictures.
Posted Sep 26, 2004 9:15 am

sokolxxxUntitled Comment


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Thanks for information. I corrected my page of Swinica so you can see the map and something more.

Tell me...you are from Poland? I saw your page...
Posted Nov 15, 2004 8:22 am

Derek FranzenUntitled Comment

Derek Franzen

Voted 10/10

Nice job!
Posted Apr 15, 2005 3:46 pm

Romuald KosinaUntitled Comment

Romuald Kosina

Voted 10/10

This is a good winter mountain show, the only one within Central Europe.
Posted Jul 16, 2005 10:22 am

yatsekIt's 2010


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The page needs updating and bringing up to today's standards.
Posted Jan 19, 2010 4:04 am

yatsekIt's April 2010


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And I'm really happy to see a decent Swinica page! Now I'm looking forward to a little chapter about the technical climbing routes, like Walentkowa Arete (UIAA III? Or much harder?). As for the name of the mountain, I find the other explanation much more convincing – that Swinica bears a resemblance to a swine's head/snout while viewed from the north. It's also worth remembering that in the area there are plenty of toponyms derived from the shepherds' names (they say Niebieska Turnia, literally "Blue Crag" as well)
Posted Apr 9, 2010 6:59 am

visentinRe: It's April 2010


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Any information about the Walentkowa is welcome. IMHO this is the kind of route that has its place out of the Swinica page and it its own page, because non-marked, technical, and whose content wouldn't fit proportionally with other "normal" routes I shortly described.
The SP rule is "do it, post it". I have climbed illegally a couple of times but not that one...
As for the etymology, it is welcome. I'll include it. But I read the one I wrote in many other places.
Posted Apr 9, 2010 8:01 am

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