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Ľadový štít (translated into English as Ice Peak) is the third highest of the Tatra Mountains, in Slovakia, and in the whole 1,500 km (930 mi) long Carpathian mountain chain, as well as in northern and eastern Central Europe.

Ľadový štít
Ľadový štít.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 2,627 m (8,619 ft)
Coordinates 49°11′56″N 20°10′56″E / 49.19889°N 20.18222°E / 49.19889; 20.18222Coordinates: 49°11′56″N 20°10′56″E / 49.19889°N 20.18222°E / 49.19889; 20.18222
Geography
Ľadový štít is located in Slovakia
Ľadový štít
Ľadový štít
Parent range Tatra Mountains

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HistoryEdit

The first confirmed ascent was made by 1843 John Ball, Wilhelm Richter, Carl Ritter, a Polish philologist, a Hungarian landscape painter and three Polish mountain guides.[1] In 1843, the routes through the Suchý žlab (Dry culoir).

MounteineeringEdit

The most popular climbing routes:

Normal route. As first men on the top. Scale UIAA I.

Ľadový koň (Ice ridge). North ridge from Tery hut to Ľadová priehyba (Ice pass) and on the top. Scale UIAA II.

Grósz route. The lef side of southeast wall. Scale UIAA III.

Brnčal pillar. The central southeast wall. Scale UIAA IV.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wilhelm Richter, Wanderungen in Ungarn und unter seinen Bewohnern, 1844, pp.419-420

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