Tucked up in the north of Slovakia are the lesser known Zapadne Tatry, the western Tatras, where people still live in quaint wooden houses. The western Tatras are less commercial then their larger neighbours, the Velke (big) Tatry, which means less people on the trail.
We have some guests visiting from Canada and to show them a sample of Slovakia, we headed up north to hike Rohac (Rohach). The mountain is named after the rohac beetle, a large beetle with two large pincers, as the mountain has two peaks.
The peak on the left is Rohac, with it’s two peaks. The peak on the right is Placliva, the crying one.