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Choč Mountains

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Choč mountains (Chočské vrchy) is a mountain range in Central Slovakia. It is a portion of the Fatra-Tatra Area of the Inner Western Carpathians. The range is 24 km long and on average only 4 km wide.

Veľký Choč from Liptov

Understand[edit]

History[edit]

Landscape[edit]

Highest peaks:

  • Veľký Choč, 1611 metres
  • Malý Choč, 1465 metres
  • Prosečné, 1371 metres
  • Holica, 1340 metres
  • Lomná, 1278 metres

Flora and fauna[edit]

Climate[edit]

Get in[edit]

One of the possible access points is Valašská Dubová village between Ružomberok and Dolný Kubín. An alternative is Lúčky village.

Fees and permits[edit]

Get around[edit]

Map of Choč Mountains

Blue hiking trail will take you from Valašská Dubová to a meadow under the Veľký Choč peak. Afterwards, continue with the green trail. Red trail goes from Lučky, via the peak to Jasenová village.

See[edit]

Do[edit]

  • 1 Veľký Choč. The most common mountain hiking target here because of the great views all around. Veľký Choč (Q3506100) on Wikidata sk:Veľký Choč on Wikipedia
  • 2 Prosiecka dolina (Prosiek valley) (Accessible from Prosiek). One of the most beautiful valleys in Slovakia. Hiking the valley includes some ladders, waterfalls etc. Prosiecka dolina (Q9208931) on Wikidata sk:Prosiecka dolina on Wikipedia
  • 3 Kvačianska dolina (Accessible from Kvačany or Huty, also some other routes are available.). Some ancient watermills "inside", nice place to go with kids. (Q9208858) on Wikidata sk:Kvačianska dolina on Wikipedia

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Eat[edit]

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Lodging[edit]

  • 1 Chata Kvačany.

Camping[edit]

Backcountry[edit]

Stay safe[edit]

Go next[edit]

Ružomberok | Liptovský Mikuláš | Dolný Kubín

Western Tatras | Great Fatra | Little Fatra

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