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Hiking, Trip to surroundings
Harrachov area

Length: 13,9 km
Dificulty: medium
Circle: YES, Marking: marked

The trip starts by the information center in Harrachov and continues by the green track to Rýžoviště and up to the touristic crossroad Ručičky where some very pretty views can be seen. From there the trip climbs up and then descends by the yellow track to a place called Krakonošova Snídaně (Krakonoš’ Breakfast). From there it descends by the blue track by a so called Harrachova cesta (Hararch’s way)which leads along the most beautiful parts of Mumlava river to the Mumlava waterfall and Mumlavská Bouda (cottage) and still by the blue track back to Harrachov.


 Dist.   Location   Elevation   Marking   Description 
 Harrachov - info centre 
 696 m n.m.       cyclo route 1A 
 764 m n.m.       cyclo route 1A 
 Ručičky - crossroad 
 980 m n.m.      crossroad with blue route, cyclo route 4 and 5 
 Zadní Plech 
 1120 m n.m.      crossroad with blue route 
 Krakonošova snídaně 
 1091 m n.m.       cyclo route 2 
 Mumlavský vodopád 
 822 m n.m.       cyclo route 2 
 Harrachov - info centre 
 696 m n.m.        

 Harrachov – information center – The original settlement was established in 17th century and was named after the duke Harrach in the beginning of 18th century. Since 1973 it has been a town. It has a famous glassmaking history and the first glass making factory has started in 18th century and has made Harrachov famous all over the world. There is a glass museum and a ski resort with many downhill slopes and lifts, cross-country tracks and jumping bridges of world quality.
 Rýžoviště – Connected to Harrachov in the beginning of 20th century as development of tourism in the area.
 Ručičky –crossroad – A crossroad with a shelter and a refreshments stand.
 Krakonošova snídaně - A crossroad with a shelter
 Mumlava Waterfall – The waterfall is composed of rock blocks. Some of them are 12m high. There is the most water in spring because of thaw and in the winter it freezes and makes a beautiful icefall.

Hiking, Trip to surroundings - Harrachov area

Photos of the route

Mumlavský waterfall
Harrachov from mountain Čertova hora
Čertova hora from Harrachov


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