Total Hiking time: 6-8 Hours
Difficulty level: heavy
Trail mark colours: red, green, yellow, bule
– Hrebienok (1.285 m)
– Zamkovského hutt (1.475 m)
– Téryho hutt (2.015 m)
– Priecné sedlo(2.352 m)
– Zbojnícka hutt(1.960 m)
This is one of the most beautiful mountain hikes in the central High Tatras.
Begin by taking the funicular railway from Stary Smokovec to Hrebienok to reach the starting point near to the wooden information pillar close to the Hotel Hrebienok. Follow the red mark for approximately 60 – 70 minutes to reach the Zamkovskeho chalet. Half way along this route the hike crosses the giant waterfall at Studena potok creek. From Zamkovskeho follow the green marker through the Mala studena dolina valley to Teryho chalet. This should take approximately 90 – 120 minutes. The ascent to Priecne sedlo Pass (2,352 m), most extreme section of the hike begins at the chalet. This should be reached in approximately 60 minutes.
From the Pass the hike descends along the yellow trail mark by Velka studena dolina valley to Zbojnicka chalet. This section should take 70 – 90 minutes. After a further 120 minutes, follow the blue and red marked trails until the starting point of the hike is reached on Hrebienok. From here the trail leads back to Stary Smokovec either by foot or by taking the railway. The hike is open to the public from 1st July until 31st October. Two sections, Hrebienok – Teryho chalet and Hrebienok Zbojnicka hut, are open all year round.