Featured photo of Swinica

One of most interessting free climbing rocks in the Tatra Mountain

Elevation (feet): 7,549
Elevation (meters): 2,301
Continent: Europe
Country: Poland
Range/Region: Carpathian Mountains
Latitude: 49.219444
Longitude: 20.009167
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Oct

Thanks to Dariusz T. Oczkowicz and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

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

There are 3 trip reports for Swinica.

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  • Log #12544 - by Krist0f on July 21, 2004
    Climb by tourist route is fun, there is also a IV route, more demanding and somewhat difficult.
  • Log #12545 - by Allison Ogden on June 01, 2004
    I grew up far away from any mountains, and during a visit to Poland I was convinced to climb Swinica from Kasprowy Wierch cable station. I had an amazing time: the view from the top is spectacular...
  • Log #12546 - by Simon Gwyn Roberts on Dec 01, 1999
    Given the huge crowds at Kasprowy Wierch cable station, its amazing how few people do Swinica (its still busy though). A nice little scramble. From the summit, given the Tatran path system, the world...