Elevation (feet): 6,263
Elevation (meters): 1,909
Continent: Europe
Country: Poland
Range/Region: Carpathian Mountains
Latitude: 49.250556
Longitude: 19.933889
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Kraków (Balice)

Thanks to Norbert and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Giewont - is famous pik in Poland. From Zakopane is 600m vertical wall.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 7 trip reports for Giewont.

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  • Log #18957 - by Kuba on Feb 14, 2006
    I was there twice as a little boy once i climbed it in winter with my parents and once in the evening in summer with my dad.During the day in summer always crowdy...The view is not bad unless there...
  • Log #16384 - by Antoni on Nov 14, 2004
    beautiful northern face. a piece of wonderful winter climb.
  • Log #16385 - by Krist0f on July 21, 2004
    The symbol of Polish Tatra mountains, the most visible peak from Zakopane town, Giewont makes me puke - I am fed up with it, tear it down or whatever. Every tourist MUST climb it (for whatever...
  • Log #16386 - by Tomek Świst on Dec 25, 2003
    The most popular ,symbolic and legendary mountain peak of Poland .
  • Log #16387 - by Zbyszek on June 11, 2003
    Very crowded in summer, I'd advice to do it in winter (don't forget your crampons and ice axe) - Bardzo zatloczony latem, polecam zrobienie go zima (raki i czekan niezbedne)
  • Log #16388 - by Rafal Jozwik on Jan 22, 2003
    very easy, about 4-5 hours to summit and run down. there's very high cross on the peak. symbol of Polish mountains.
  • Log #16389 - by Simon Gwyn Roberts on Jan 03, 2003
    A small summit, very crowded. Fun scramble up very polished limestone.