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AC Meet - Slovak Tatra Mountains 2020
From Saturday 07 March 2020
To Saturday 14 March 2020
Contact Michael De La Rue
Saturday 07 March 2020

Objective: The Slovak Tatras form the southern part of the Range between Sloavkia and Poland. We will be based in a hut near the eastern end of the Tatras.  There is no problem with acclimatisation or glaciation as the altitude is 2000 – 2600m though snow conditions may require care. There are many routes that, can be done in one day though multi-day routes are also available. The meet is open to full or aspirant members of the Alpine Club.

Dates: 7-14 March 2020

Location: Chata pri Zelenom plese (en: The Hut by the Green Tarn)  – stands directly opposite the greatest face of the Tatras - The 900m North Face of Kie?marski's Lower Summit (sk: Ma?y Kie?marski Szczyt). The location has plenty of easier alpine routes as well as being a good base for ice climbing, mixed climbing, walking and ski touring.  

Logistics: the nearest airport is in Poprad, however Košíc and even Bratislava airports have good train connections and there are lots of cheap flights from many major airports in the UK.  Flights to Krakow in Poland could also be considered, though bus connections need care.  The hut is quite isolated with a walk in, although connections can be made with skis or determination to other local huts.  

Suggested number of participants: 15 (perhaps 7-8 from each club)

Organiser: Michael De La Rue ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )