Ptak (High Tatras)
View from the Dolina Pańszczyca valley
|location||Poland , Lesser Poland Voivodeship|
|Mountains||High Tatras , Carpathian Mountains|
The bird ( Polish Ptak ) is a mountain in the High Tatras , in the midst of Buchentaltürme ( Buczynowe Turnie ) with an altitude of about and is located in Poland in the Malopolska province in the district of Tatra County . The western slope belongs to the municipality of Poronin (district Murzasichle ) and the eastern slope to the municipality of Bukowina Tatrzańska (district Brzegi ). The Orla Perć (Eagle Walk) high trail leads over its summit .
Location and surroundings
The bird is separated from the summit of the Little Beech Valley Tower ( Mała Buczynowa Turnia ) by the Little Beech Valley Gorge ( Wyżnia Przełączka pod Ptakiem ) and from the Kreuzkoppe by the Vogelscharte ( Przełączka pod Ptakiem ).
The Polish name Ptak means bird and comes from the fact that the shape of the summit is reminiscent of a male genitals, which is colloquially referred to as a bird in Polish .
Hikers who dare to take the Orla Perć high-altitude trail have to go over the summit.
Routes to the summit
A high path leads to the summit:
- Orla Perć from the Riegelscharte ( Zawrat ) over the summit to the Kreuzsattel . The mountain huts Schronisko PTTK Murowaniec and Schronisko PTTK w Dolinie Pięciu Stawów Polskich are suitable as a starting point for climbing the high trail. The red marked high trail