Hiking to Kościelców Ridge – well known ridge among the Tatra mountaineers

Tatras and surroundings: Year-round offer

ABOUT THE PLACE

Grań Kościelców is a great offer for people who want to start their adventure with climbing in the Tatra Mountains. It is often compared with reaching the famous Monk. The level of difficulty is similar (also II on the UIAA scale), although the area is more diverse, and the ridge much less crowded than the legendary Monk.

The trip will start with a cable car ride to Kasprowy Wierch or hike from Kuźnice through Hala Gąsienicowa to Mylna Przełęcz, where we will put on climbing equipment and start climbing for 2 hours to the top of Kościelec (2155 masl). The tour is led by a 2nd class licensed Tatra guide, an experienced climber and mountaineer with the newest Black Diamond equipment.

THE PROGRAMME INCLUDES

  • 10 hours trip with elements of Tatra training by a licensed Tatra guide authorized to conduct trips outside designated routes
  • rental of Black Diamond climbing equipment,
  • extreme sports health insurance,
  • ticket to the Tatra National Park.

FOR WHO?

We dedicate a one-day guide trip to Grań Kościelców for:

For an experienced tourist or beginner climber. The variant we choose leads from Mylna Przełęcz through Zadnia Kościelec (2162 masl) to Kościelec (2155 masl). The estimate of the difficulty of the road is II (UIAA scale). Technically it is not a problem for athletes, although exposure on the ridge provides an unforgettable experience. The total route of the trip (assuming the variant of hike from Kuźnice is 16 km and 1100 meters of vertical distance).

TIMETABLE

  • 7:00 — meeting in Kuźnice or other place (organized individually)
  • 9:00 — getting to the Murowaniec shelter, discussing the climbing plan
  • 10:30 — hike to the Mylna Pass
  • 10:30 – 13:00 — putting on the harness, helmets and the Ridge crossing – we go to Zadni Kościelec, go down to Kościelcowa Przełęcz, and then we reach Kościelec
  • 13:00 – 15:00 — return to Kuźnice

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This is not a climbing training in the Tatra Mountains, but to safely reach the summit, the instructor will teach you the following elements:

  • putting on the harness,
  • tying the rope to the harness,
  • basic rules of belaying in the Tatras,
  • basics of abseiling,
  • basics of movement techniques in high mountain terrain.

ADDITIONAL Information

Transport: you can get to Kuźnice by taxi or bus, which runs from the roundabout of John Paul II or the main bus station in Zakopane every 10 minutes.

A Guide can go with a group of 2 clients. If one week before the date of the expedition there is not enough people, the organizer has the right to cancel the expedition and return 100% of the payment.

Equipment needed – comfortable sports clothing adapted to the weather conditions, a rain jacket, warm clothes, sunglasses, sunscreen, at least 2l of drinks. We provide the remaining climbing equipment!

If you want to go to another Tatra peak – write to us!

Accommodation: Not included in the package.
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CANCELATION POLICY

You can cancel your reservation free of charge up to 20 days before the start of the course.

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