Rysy

Elevation (feet): 8,199
Elevation (meters): 2,499
Continent: Europe
Country: Poland
Range/Region: Carpathian Mountains
Latitude: 49.179332
Longitude: 20.088325
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Year first climbed: 1840
First successful climber(s): E.Blasy, J.Ruman senior
Nearest major airport: Poprad/Slovakia
Convenient Center: Zakopane

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

The highest mount of Poland, situated in a High Tatra mountains - the highest, alpine region of the European Carpatia m., on the board of two countries: Poland and Slovakia. Mount Rysy with his two peaks has the most beautiful panorama of the rest of High Tatra peaks and valleys.

Trip Reports

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

There are 5 trip reports for Rysy.

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  • Log #18908 - by David Orthel on Sep 15, 2005
    I started my hike from Strbske Pleso (1350m) around 8 am, and reached the summit by noon. The weather had been a little drizzly on the way up, but when I arrived at the summit I had a clear view in...
  • Log #18909 - by David Orthel on Sep 15, 2005
    I started my hike from Strbske Pleso (1350m) around 8 am, and reached the summit by noon. The weather had been a little drizzly on the way up, but when I arrived at the summit I had a clear view in...
  • Log #17464 - by Tomek Świst on Dec 25, 2003
    Beatiful place worth visiting ,incredbile panorama of High Tatras from the top .
  • Log #17465 - by Jacek Kaluziak on July 15, 2003
    I and my son (12 years old) were started at 6.00 a.m. from refuge by Morskie Oko (40 zlotys bed w/o breakfast but worth). Excelent weather: no wind, no rain, no fog. The way is difficult, especially...
  • Log #17466 - by Dagmara on May 22, 2002
    Come and see Poland and our beautiful mountains!