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Giant mountains

Giant mountains are the highest and most famous mountains in the Czech republic. They are situated in nord-east Bohemia on the border between Czech republic and Poland. Czech part of Giant mountains is more extensive and more terrain then polish. On the border occurs the highest mountain Sněžka (1603 m). The whole area of Giant mountains has been proclaimed of National Park, thanks to its natural treasure.

On west rise the Giant mountains by Novosvětské saddle and they are creted by two ridges. Firs of these is the Hraniční ridge. Alogn its pivot goes the state border and there are situated the main part of highest Giant mountains´hills. Second is the Czech ridge. The border between eatern and western Giant mountains is created by the valley of river Labe (Elbe) near the Špindlerův Mlýn.

Thanks their natural beauty and snow conditions the Giant mountains become on of the most haut of Czech republic. In summer there are ideal conditions for tourism and cycling. Tourists can use the well prepared system of tourist ways and many chalets. Giaant mountains offer ideal conditions for skiers. There are situated a lot of ski centres with many ski tows and downhill courses, but also a lot of kilometres of cross-country skiing lines.

List of places

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Recommended routes

From Vysoké nad Jizerou to Rokytnice nad Jizerou
Vysoké nad Jizerou - Jablonec nad Jizerou - Končiny (under mountain Stráž) - saddle under Dvoračky - Dvoračky - chalet Světlanka - Horní Rokytnice, Modrá Hvězda - Rokytnice nad Jizerou (total 24km)
 
From Vítkovice to Dolní Mísečky
Vítkovice, post office - Rezek - Dvoračky - valley Kotelní jámy - Horní Mísečky, Jilemnická chalet - Dolní Mísečky, bus station (total 19km)
 
From Špindlerúv Mlýn to mountain Sněžka
Špindlerův Mlýn - Svatý Petr - ridge Kozí hřbety - Luční chalet - former Obří chalet - Sněžka (total 11km)
 
Trip to surroundings of Harrachov
Harrachov - Rýžoviště - Ručičky - Zadní Plech - Krakonošova snídaně - waterfalls of Mumlava - Harrachov (total 15km)
 
Trip to surroundings of Rokytnice
Rokytnice nad Jizerou - Horní Rokytnice - saddle under Dvoračky - Dvoračky - Ručičky - Rokytnice nad Jizerou (total 17km)
 
Trip to surroundings of Špindlerův Mlýn
Špindlerův Mlýn - U staré pily - waterfalls of Pudlava - Labská chalet - Martinovka - Medvědí chalet - U dívčí lávky - Špindlerův Mlýn (total 18km)
 
From Pec pod Sněžkou to Černou mountain and to Horní Maršov
Pec pod Sněžkou - crossroads U Řeháků - Pražská chalet - Černá chalet - Janské Lázně, hotel Lesní dům - Modrokamenná chalet - Pražačka - Horní Maršov (total 17,5km)
 
From Vrchlabí to Labská dam and to Michlův Mlýn
Vrchlabí, railway station - Křížovky - mountain Přední Žalý - Na rovince - Šeřín - crossroads over Labská - Labská dam - Michlův Mlýn (total 19km)
 
From Pec pod Sněžkou around Černohorské peat-bog to Velká Úpa
Pec pod Sněžkou - Zelený brook - Husova chalet - Lučiny - Kolínská chalet - valley Javoří důl - Vlašské chalets - Velká Úpa (total 12,5km)
 
Trip to surroundings of Pec pod Sněžkou
Pec pod Sněžkou - Husova chalet - Černá mountain - Černohorské peat-bog - Javorské chalets - Pec pod Sněžkou (total 15km)
 
Trip to surroundings of Janské Lázně
Janské Lázně - crossroads Těsný důl - Zinnecker´s chalets - Sokolská chalet - Černá chalet - Velké Pardubické Boudy - Modré kameny - Janské Lázně (total 13km)
 
Trip to surroundings of Žacléř
Žacléř - Rýchorský cross - Dvorský wood - Nad Babím - Žacléř (total 15km)
 


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