Rysy-North Peak, Poland/Slovakia

Prominence: 9 m, 30 ft

Elevation: 2499 meters, 8199 feet

Approx. Isolation: 0.1 km, 0.06 mi
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to Rysy
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)49° 10' 47'' N; 20° 5' 17'' E
49.1796, 20.08805 (Dec Deg)
433538E 5447822N Zone 34 (UTM)
CountryPoland (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceWojewodztwo Malopolskie (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Rysy-North Peak:
     World Country High Points (Rank #104)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #21)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #18)
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     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters-Outside USA (Rank #31)
     Most Ascended Peaks-Outside USA (Rank #37)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #18)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1999 by Pawel Roczniak
     2005-09-14 by Ben Lostracco
     2009-08-03 by Norbert Schaefer
     2009-10 by Tom Milliard
     2011-06-25 by Andrew Rankine (Unsuccessful)
     2012-05-26 by Andrew Rankine
     2012-08-22 by Martin Richardson
     2012-10-06 by Marcin Radwan (GPS Track)
     2013-09-02 by Rickard Colliander (GPS Track)
     2013-10-05 by Matthias Fieles
     2014-08-13 by Eric Gilbertson
     2015-05-30 by Andrej Gerber
     2015-08-06 by Mark Brace

View ascents of peak by registered members (72 total)

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Approaching the summit of Rysy (North Peak) and Poland's highest point (2014-10-05). Photo by Mark McAllister.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 9 m/30 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 9 m/30 ft
  Key Col: 2490 m/8169 ft
Isolation0.1 km/0.06 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Rysy  (SSE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Eastern Europe Ranges
Range3: Carpathian Mountains
Drainage BasinsWisla
Baltic Sea
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Tatrzański Park Narodowy
Route #1 Maintained Hiking Trail
Trailhead: 1320 m/4331 ft
Vertical Gain: 1179 m/3868 ft
Distance (one way): 8.37 km/5.2 mi
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Summit of Poland's highest mountain, Rysy 2499.6m (2015-09-14). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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