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.

Thanks to Dagmara for this description.

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!