The Tatra National Park services warn about difficult tourist conditions in high parts of the mountains. The trails were covered with a thin layer of snow. It’s slippery and it’s windy.
“Conditions for tourism in the higher parts of the Tatra Mountains are difficult. From an altitude of about 1,900 meters above sea level, there is a thin layer of fresh snow, and in some places there is icing, especially in the morning. It is very slippery. Strong wind is an additional difficulty,” it was written in Saturday’s report. announcement of the Tatra National Park.
Most of the lower trails are wet. “There is mud and puddles in many places, and water levels remain high in streams and ponds,” we read.
Rescuers from the Beskidzka Group of the Mountain Volunteer Rescue Service also informed about the unfavorable conditions. “Conditions have improved because it has stopped raining. However, the trails may be slippery and muddy in many places. Conditions there are difficult,” rescuers said on Saturday morning.
You need to remember this when going to the mountains
Please remember that the days are getting shorter, so you should plan your trip in such a way as to return from the trail before dark, and it is worth having a headlamp in your backpack.
Tourists who set out on the trail must prepare appropriately. Please bring a waterproof jacket and shoes. and a supply of warm liquids. You should have a charged mobile phone with the “Ratunek” application and a power bank.
TPN, PAP, wetteronline.de
Main photo source: PAP/Grzegorz Momot