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Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: Slovakia, Europe

Lat/Lon: 48.89271°N / 19.22607°E

Object Title: Zvolen

Activities: Hiking, Mountaineering, Skiing

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Elevation: 4600 ft / 1402 m


Page By: Konrad Sus

Created/Edited: Mar 19, 2012 / Mar 19, 2012

Object ID: 781714

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The summit of Zvolen is in the eastern part of the Vel`ka (Great) Fatra, in the back of the watershed, Vah river separating the north and the south of the river Hron.
It is the highest peak in the group of Zvolen, located on the ridge between Donowalską Pass (słow. Donovalské Saddle, 950 m asl) in the east and pass to the west Veľký Šturec. Like most of the Great Fatra mountains, has a gentle, rounded summit.

Getting There

The best starting place is Donovaly - famous ski resort, situated at road No. 59, connecting towns Banska Bystrica and Ruzemberok.
From Donovaly there`s cabin - chairlift to Nova Hola, from here is only several minutes approach, without lift - from Donovaly - about 1 hour to summit. Summit offers wonderful, extensive panorama of highest ridges form Western Carpathians: Tatras, Lower Tatras, Velka and Mala Fatra, Velky Choć.
Panorama of Niske Tatry
Panorama toward East - Nizke Tatry (Lower Tatras)

Panorama of Vel`ka Fatra
Panorama toward west - Vel`ka Fatra

Panorama toward north
Panorama toward north - Vel`ky Choc and Tatras

Roof of Fatra
Highest part of Vel`ka Fatra with summits: Ostredok and Kriźna

Full panorama
From Vel`ka Fatra to Lower Tatras

Red Tape

No restrictions.


There`s many accommodations possibility in Donovaly and nearby area.

External Links

Nova Hola

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Hungarian name: Zólyom-hegy
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Winter landscape at ZvolenHighest part of Velka FatraStarohorské vrhySunset on ZvolenZvolenThe flat summit of ZvolenMala Fatra behind Velka Fatra
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