Highlights of the trip

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Hut by Green Lake - situated in picturesque alpine scenery all around

The hut lies on the eastern bank of the mountain lake Zelene pleso (Green Lake) in 1,551 m EASL. Zelene pleso hut with its surroundings is appreciated by amateurs and professional photographers a lot.

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Velke Biele Pleso - Great White Lake

1,615 m EASL, easily accessible from the hut by Green Lake by red marked trail. It is also a crossroad of several frequent tourist trails.

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Zamkovsky hut - on a tourist trail between Hrebienok resort and Skalnate Lake

1,475 m EASL, founded by climber and mountain guide Stefan Zamkovsky in 1942 - 1943. Today, supplies are still transported traditionally to the chalet by carriers.

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Velka Svistovka - often visited grass-covered scree hill

2,037 m EASL, easily accessible from the hut by Green Lake by red marked tourist trail.

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Ostrva - inconspicuous but very widely visited Tatra peak

Ostrva peak (1,926 m EASL) is accessible from the hiking trails or steep walls utilized by rock climbers.

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Popradske pleso - mountain lake in Mengusovska valley

Popradske pleso is the 4th largest lake in the High Tatras, within one hour walk from Strbske Pleso tourist resort. Next to the lake is Majlathova hut - the starting point for hikes to the majestic rocky peaks.

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Strbske Pleso - ski, tourist, and health resort next to a glacial mountain lake in the High Tatras

Strbske Pleso village comprises several hotels and residential buildings. With extensive parking facilities and a stop on the Tatra trolley and rack railway, it is a starting point for popular hikes, including Krivan and Rysy peaks.

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Rysy - a mountain top lying on the very border between Poland and Slovakia

Rysy mountain has three peaks: middle (2,503 m EASL), north-western (2,499 m EASL), and south-eastern (2,473 m EASL). The north-western peak is the highest point of Poland; the other two tops are on the Slovak side of the High Tatras.

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Velke Hincovo pleso - the largest and deepest mountain lake in Slovakia

Velke Hincovo pleso (1,946 m EASL) is a glacier lake covering an area of 20.08 ha and a depth of 53.7 m. Its volume is 1,796,000 m3, length 740 m, and width of 370 m. It is covered by ice 270 days a year on average.