Features: Sweeping views, mountain lake, alpine trail that descends into forest, pretty stream with waterfalls, mountain lodges where you can stop for tea or food.
Length: 8.1 km
Climb: 66 m
Descent: 904 m
Estimated time: 2 hrs 10 minutes
Actual time when snow is icy and treacherous: at least 3 hours
|Lomnicky Stit from the trail|
|A nice little picnic spot on the trail|
|Me in front of Slavkovsky Stit|
|Half frozen waterfall|
If you go...
Starting point: Skalnaté Pleso, accessed via two cable cars from Tatranská Lomnica.
Ending point: Tatranská Lesná, from which you can catch a bus or the electric train to other HIgh Tatras towns.
Color codes: Red-marked trail from Skalnaté Pleso to Zamkovského Chata (mountain lodge)
Green trail to Vodopady Studeného Potoka (Waterfalls on Studený Stream)
Yellow trail to Tatranská Lesná
Warnings: Not for those extremely afraid of heights. In late winter, when temperatures have been above freezing, the snow will be icy and treacherous. Be very careful and only attempt with good boots.