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Giewont -

Average Rating = 4.50/5 Average Rating : 4.50 out of 5
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Consensus Ratings
  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating PG13
  Exposure 3.00/5
  Rock Quality 2.50/5
  Scenery 5.00/5
  Fun Factor 5.00/5


This is one of the tallest mountains in the Tatry range. It is mainly granite, dolomite, and limestone. There is a large danger from thunderstorms as the rocks get very slippery. Also there is a large metal cross at the peak which attracts a lot of lightning, causing most of the dangers.

Submitted by: scienceguy288 on 2007-11-19
Views: 1675
Route ID: 90770

2 Ascents Recorded

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  Difficulty 5.7
  Safety Rating R
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Top Rope Top Rope ascent by: Pl_Climber on 2008-07-14 (View Climbing Log)

5 out of 5 stars Giewont

Very tough to climb in thunder, lightning, and pouring rain. With the slippery stone, it is pretty insane.

Added: 2009-04-29

  Safety Rating G
  Rock Quality
  Fun Factor
Onsight Onsight ascent by: scienceandsoul on 2008-06-15 (View Climbing Log)

4 out of 5 stars Nice Mountain in Poland

Fun. Nice hike. Could get nasty during rain.

Added: 2009-03-19