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Hiking, Trip to surroundings
Liberec area

Length: 9,8 km
Dificulty: medium
Circle: YES, Marking: marked

The trip starts by the tram station in Horní Hanychov. From there it leads along the blue track up around the sledge trail, across the car road to Ještěd and to the crossroad Nad Výpřeží. From there it climbs up with the red track and the educational trail to the top of Ještěd. From the top it descends to the parking place by the Ještědka hotel and along the red track to Pláně pod Ještědem. From there it follows the blue track towards Hluboká. By the crossroad Nad Hlubokou it turns left and along the green and then red track it goes back to Horní Hanychov. The trip can be made easier by taking the cabin car up to the top of Ještěd and this way it is also suitable for baby carriages.


   Hiking, Trip to surroundings - Liberec area
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 Dist.   Location   Elevation   Marking   Description 
 Horní Hanychov 
 531 m n.m.        
 Nad Výpřeží 
 884 m n.m.          
 1012 m n.m.         
 Pláně pod Ještědem 
 780 m n.m.      corssroad with yellow and green route 
 Nad Hlubokou 
 707 m n.m.        
 Nad Lomem 
 627 m n.m.      corssroad with yellow route 
 Horní Hanychov 
 531 m n.m.        

 Horní Hanychov – end stop of tram – Sledge trail which started its business on 12th December 1909. The first European championship took place here in 1914.
 Ještěd – Ještěd 1012AMSL with a television tower by architect Karel Hubáček including a hotel and a restaurant. There are cable cars leading up the hill as well as ski lifts of the Ještěd ski center.
 Pláně pod Ještědem – A settlement with a touristic cottage and great views.

Hiking, Trip to surroundings - Liberec area

Photos of the route

Pláně under Ještěd
Mountain Ještěd
Ještěd - road to the top
Ještěd - sight from the top


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