Rysy-North Peak, Slovakia/Poland

Prominence: 9 m, 30 ft

Elevation: 2499 meters, 8199 feet

Approx. Isolation: 0.1 km, 0.06 mi
Alternate Name(s)Rysy-Wierzchołek północny
Peak TypeSub-Peak, subsidiary to Rysy
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)49° 10' 46'' N, 20° 5' 16'' E
49.17953, 20.0878 (Dec Deg)
433520 E 5447814 N, Zone 34 (UTM)
Poland (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceMalopolskie (Highest Point)

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     World Country High Points (Rank #104)
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     UN Member State High Points (Rank #97)
     Poland Province High Points (Rank #1)
     Tatra 2400-meter Peaks (Unranked)

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

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1999 by P R
     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
     2012-09-03 by Pawel K.
     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
     2015-07-27 by Julian Westcott
     2015-08-06 by Mark Brace
     2015-09-14 by Lee Humphries
     2016-06-26 by Graziano Coppa (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2016-09-27 by Brian Friedrich
     2017-02-20 by P R (GPS Track)
     2017-06-20 by Damian Wieczorkiewicz
     2017-10-01 by Matt Horbal (Unsuccessful)
     2018-08-29 by Allen Harvey

View ascents of peak by registered members (139 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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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 9 m/30 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 9 m/30 ft
  Line Parent: Rysy
  Key Col: 2490 m/8169 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.1 km/0.06 mi
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Rysy  (SSE)
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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At the top of Rysy (North Peak) - the highest point of Poland (2017-06-20). Photo by Damian Wieczorkiewicz.
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At the Popradske Lake you can find a good map about the route, HP # 38. (19.8.15) Photo by Iwan Auderset.
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