One of the most mysterious mountain massifs of the Ukrainian Carpathians is Gorgany. They stretch from the northern-west to the southern-east with a stripe 70 km long and 40 km wide. The massif is located in the territory of the Transcarpathian and Ivano-Frankivsk regions. Steep asymmetric slopes are typical for Gorgany, as well as sharp ridges and scree of rocks that covers the peaks.
The highest mountain in the Ukrainian Carpathians and in Ukraine in general is Goverla; its height is 2061 m above sea level. It is located in the Chornohora massif at the border between Transcarpathian and Ivano-Frankivsk regions, more precisely at the border of Nadvirniansky and Rahivsky district The mountain is located at the territory of the Carpathian Biosphere Reserve and the Carpathian National Nature Park. Through the mountains the old Polish-Czech border was laid,