From Štrbské Pleso to Mlynická dolina and back
An easy half day hike on well waymarked trails.
This is an easy, clearly waymarked hike. Walking through the peaceful valley of Mlynická dolina, you will have an opportunity to admire the majestic Skok Waterfall, as well as multiple impressive views.
Start at the Štrbské Pleso train station (1,355 m above sea level) and follow the tarmac road to the ski jumps. From there, follow the yellow waymarked hiking trail. It will take you all the way to the tranquil valley of Mlynická dolina and the Skok Waterfall.
From Mlynická dolina, walk up the stony path. The higher you go, the narrower it will become. Hairpin bends will help you at the steeper parts. Peeking through the majestic spruces, you will be able to see the waterfall. And if your hearing is really good, you will be able to hear it too.
Continue on the yellow trail and you will enter the dwarf-pine zone. Notice the large rock formation called Kazateľnica (pulpit). After a short while, you will stand right at the bottom of the waterfall. Its 25-metre drop is spectacular. It is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the region, and it falls from a ledge that is 1,789 m above sea level.
Return back to Štrbské Pleso following the same route.
On your way back, stop by the ski jump centre, or visit the viewpoints along the lake of Štrbské pleso.
The price of the summer travel tickets for the cable car does not include insurance for Mountain Service interventions.
In the price of ski passes is included the insurance of the Mountain Rescue Service on marked ski slopes at the resort where ski passes are valid. The insurance is valid during the operating hours of the center and during the day of validity of the skipass.
TATRY Card holders automatically receive Generali free insurance.
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