Gerlachovský štít


Gerlach peak 2.655 m guided tour
with UIAGM mountain guide

The ascent to Gerlach Peak in the High Tatras is an unalterable experience. Most frequently, the ascent to the highest peak of Slovakia is led through Velická próba couloir followed by the descent through the Batizovská próba couloir. Those more skilled may climb through the Tatarka (Gipsy) route or Martin route.

Ascent duration:

  • 7-8 hours

Elevation difference:

  • from Sliezsky dom hotel 1000 m to summit
  • around 14 km whole trip


  • Not suitable for beginners
  • Very good physical condition and climbing coordination required
  • Ascent difficulty is I-II UIAA (Velická and Batizovská próba couloirs)
  • Tatarka (Gipsy) route and Martin route is II-III UIAA (max. 2 persons)
  • Difficult terrain with exposed places and climbing
  • The complete ascent is executed rope

Recommended preparation tours:

Necessary equipment:

  • High hiking boots (Vibram sole)
  • Backpack
  • Outdoor clothing
  • Gloves, cap
  • Food and drink 1.5 l/person
  • Spare hoodie (Polartec or Merino Wool)
  • magnesium to avoid cramps
  • List of necessary equipment

Included in price:

  • Guiding by the UIAGM Mountain Guide (the mountain guide possesses the third-party insurance and valid UIAGM membership)
  • Photos from the ascent (by a mobile phone)
  • Mountaineering equipment rental (helmet, harness as well as crampons and axe in winter)
  • A friendly guide and good-fellowship during the tour :)

Aditional costs:

  • Shuttle to and from Sliezsky Dom
  • Accomodation
  • Board
  • Insurance


Počet osôb / Cena1 osoba2 osoby3 osoby (len v lete)
Gerlachovský štít (Velická a Batizovská próba)370* 400* 430*
Gerlachovský štít Gispy370* 400* -
Gerlachovský štít Martinovka400* 430*

*V cene nie je doprava na Sliezsky dom a späť

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