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Wysoka
Mountain/Rock

Wysoka

 
Wysoka

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: Województwo Małopolskie, Poland, Europe

Lat/Lon: 49.37567°N / 20.57593°E

Object Title: Wysoka

County: Powiat nowotarski

Activities: Hiking

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Elevation: 3445 ft / 1050 m

 

Page By: Konrad Sus

Created/Edited: Oct 12, 2010 / Oct 12, 2010

Object ID: 670002

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Overview

There are various names in use: Wysoka (High), Wysokie Skałki (High Rocks), slov. Vysoké Skalky. Wysoka is the highest peak of whole Pieniny and Pieniny Klippen Belt. The Peak are in the main ridge of the Small Pieniny (but Small Pieniny are higher than Pineniny), at border Slovakia/Poland.
The summit is made of red limestone. The mountain is one of the Crown of Polish Mountains.
 
View of Wysoka from Trzy Korony
View to Wysoka from Trzy Korony

Getting There

From Polish side
The best place to reach Wysoka is small Village Jaworki. End of road from Krościenko.
 
Map
 

 
Maps Slovakia
 

From Slovakian side
Turn from main road Stara Lubovna-Spiska Bela toward Cerveny Klastor, reach Strananske Sedlo

Red Tape

No limitations

Camping

Many possibilities of accommodation in private houses or guesthouses.
In moutains - mountain hut "Pod Durbaszką"
Schronisko POD DURBASZKĄ
 
Pod Durbaszką
Mountain Hut "Pod Durbaszką"

Nearest camping place in Krościenko.

External Links

Hiking Map
In Wikipedia
Album and info by Romuald Kosina

Hiking

From Slovakia
Green marked trail from Straňanské sedlo to Polish/Slovakian border (1h 20 min), then toward west - Blue and Green marked trail - 15 min. to the summit.
From Poland
Green marked trail from Jaworki - via Wąwóz Homole, 1,20 h to summit.
We can also do a tour by the ridge of the Small Pieniny, from Szczawnica, there is lift to Palenica and from here toward east by green trail. about 2,5 hours to Wysoka.

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