Rafting in the Carpathians: thing to remember

Spring in the Carpathians – is a special season. In the mountains the snow can stay till May, in some places even longer. As it has been accumulated during the whole winter, it melts for several months. During that period all the rivers fed by melted snow flow their rapid streams widening downward from the sources. At that period, at the end of April and beginning of May, all the funs of exciting rafting gather on the Black Cheremosh banks in the deep Carpathians.

Trekking to the Gorgany mountains – a choice of instructors

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.

Why is it not worth climbing to the Goverla

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,

Must see places in the Carpathians

Part of the Eastern Carpathian Mountains located on the territory of Ukraine is called Ukrainian Carpathians. They stretch for 280 km from northern-west to southern-east like a belt 110 km wide. There is a lot of information about this magnificent place, but word could never convey the feelings that capture you standing on the mountains. Hiking in the Carpathians

Winter recreation on the Dragobrat

Among all the variety of places for recreation in the Carpathians in winter, it’s worth to mention one of the most popular places – the Dragobrat tract. Here locates a ski resort, well-known among the adherents of active winter sports. Its undeniable advantage over other resorts is an attractive location. It situates in the Transcarpathian region at the mountain massif Svydovets 1300 – 1400 meters high above the sea level and it make it the highest in Ukraine. Therefore, the snow falls there in November and lies till the beginning of May. That’s why the ski season on Dragobrat is … Continue reading