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The Tallest Small Mountains

By Linda Tancs

In the northern part of Slovakia bordering Poland you’ll find High Tatras, the tallest small mountains in the world.  Twenty six of its peaks are 2500 meters above sea level.  Of those accessible to tourists, Lomnický Peak is one of the most popular.  Reachable by guided hike or via cable car from Tatranska Lomnice, the peak once known as Dedo (“Grandpa”) sports the the highest situated Astronomical and Meteorological Observatory in Slovakia at the cable car station.

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