Bükk Mountains

Bükk Mountains

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Additional Information Image Type(s): Ice Climbing, Hiking


The limestone mountains of Bükk are located in Northeast Hungary. The central part in a high plateu, with several interesting karst formations: caves, cliffs and dolinas. As the whole area is under protection (Bükk National Park), activities like climbing are subject to permission of the NP authorities. In winter there is possibility to do ice-climbing on an artificial ice wall in Hámor.

This album will slowly be converted into an area page. Until then enjoy the pics and be patient...

Further albums with nice photos from the area: Bükk in autumn, Bükk in Summer

Imó-kőImó-kő cliff

Bükk HighlandBükk Highland - the heart of Bükk Mountains.


Although Mátra takes over Bükk concerning the highest point of the country, it is Bükk which has the highest average height within Hungary. Its highest point is Istállós-kő (959 m), followed by further 42 highpoints exceeding 900 m. It is also Bükk that host the largest unfragmented forestland (100 000 ha) in the country.

Istállós-kőIstállós-kő (958 m)
South-Bükk from Három-kõ (904m)View from Három-kő (904 m)
View towards Tar-kõ (950m) from Három-kõ (904m) summitTar-kő (950 m)

South view from Tar-kőview from Tar-kő (950 m)

(952 m)
(946 m)
(939 m)
(906 m)

Flora and Fauna

<b>Large Periwinkle</b> - <i>Vinca major</i>Large Periwinkle
Purple hellebore - Helleborus purpurascensPurple hellebore
<b>Oxlip</b> - <i>Primula elatior</i>Oxlip
<b>Alpine Squill</b> - <i>Scilla bifolia</i>Alpine Squill
<b>Coltsfoot</b> - <i>Tussilago farfara</i>Coltsfoot
Parnassius mnemosyneParnassius mnemosyne
<i><b>Oxalis acetosella</b></i>Oxalis acetosella


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dalton1 - Nov 18, 2007 9:05 am - Voted 10/10

Should I...

...put on my pictudes of Bükk here or create another album? What's your opinion? (There is about a hundred of them.)


peterbud - Nov 19, 2007 4:07 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Should I...

It's up to you! :) They're very welcome here, it's not only for my pics. Have you got one of Vöröskõ-forrás when it's active?

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