To accurately gauge the elevations of summits in the High and Western Tatras, the Wrocław researchers travelled over 231 km of trails, climbing an elevation difference (up and down) equal to 39,963 m, which is more than four times the height of Mount Everest.
Foreign tourists are steering clear of Poland’s Tatra Mountains because of the war in Ukraine with virtually no reservations made by them, the Tatra Chamber of Commerce has told PAP.
Rescuers in Poland’s Tatra Mountains have found a body, believed to be that of a tourist who went missing on Saturday.
The bodies of three Polish mountaineers have been located near the Gerlach peak in the Slovak part of the Tatra Mountains, Slovak rescue services reported on Sunday.
Sprightly Barbara Prymakowska outshone other pensioners in the over 60’s category of the race after running up the Kasprowy Wierch peak 1,986 metres above sea level in a staggering 1hr, 45 minutes.
Two men have survived a Saturday avalanche in the Tatra mountain range in south Poland, PAP learnt from local rescuers.
The Polish Tatra Mountains will be visited by 40 percent fewer tourists in 2020 compared to the previous year as the coronavirus restrictions have scaled down tourist traffic, the Tatra Chamber of Commerce has reported.
Dating from the early 20th century, and resting at the bottom of Morskie Oko, the Syrena has been pictured for the first time since sinking.
It took Ewa Harapin and her friend days to reach the 2,172-metre peak of Szpiglasowy Wierch in the Tatra Mountains.
Nearly 140 people were injured as a result of a series of lightning strikes that hit the Tatra mountains during heavy storms on Thursday. Four people, including two children, died on the Polish side of the mountain range, and one on the Slovak side.