Jaworzyna Krynicka

Jaworzyna Krynicka (Jaworzyna) is the highest peak in the Jaworzyna Range, in the Sądecki Beskids, with a height of 1114 m above sea level. It is located in Krynica-Zdrojin the area of ​​the Muszyna commune.

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Four streams flow between the four ridges of Jaworzyna Krynicka: Czarny Potok, Izwór, Jastrzębik and Szczawniczek.

The peak of Jaworzyna Krynicka is a great viewing point, which provides tourists on a daily basis gondola lift from the Czarny Potok Valley. They admire the picturesque terrain of the Beskid Sądecki with a panorama stretching to the horizon.

Ski Resort Jaworzyna Krynicka

Jaworzyna Krynicka is one of the largest and most modern ones ski resorts in Poland. In the Czarny Potok Valley there is a modern Ski Resort Jaworzyna Krynicka.

Map of ski trails Jaworzyna Krynicka
Map of ski trails Jaworzyna Krynicka

14 km of snow-covered and lighted sports are available for tourists practicing winter sports downhill runs, accessible via a gondola lift and several ski lifts. There is also the longest illuminated ski slope in Poland.

Snowpark Krynistler

For the fans of "winter madness" on the slopes of Jaworzyna Krynicka, the longest (1000 m long and 25 meters wide) was prepared and the largest in Poland snowpark Krynistler, consisting of 20 elements of jib of varying difficulty and 7 elements of the type of a hill.

At the foot of Jaworzyna Krynicka, several were marked out cross-country skiing trails with varying length and difficulty.

At Jaworzyna Krynicka, it functions Hostel PTTK, Mountain Rescue i Museum of Mountain Tourism.

Museum of Mountain Tourism Jaworzyna Krynicka was opened in the 1970 year and its exhibition presents the history and traditions associated with tourism in the Polish mountains, mainly in the Beskid Sądecki, as well as is dedicated to the guerrilla struggles in the band Jaworzyna Krynicka.

Museum of Mountain Tourism

At the top of Jaworzyna Krynicka is located TV and radio mast and several catering points.

Jaworzyna Krynicka is a place where several are marked out hiking and cycling trails.

Hiking trails

-red: from the PTTK hostel in Hala Łabowska to the market square, then to Jaworzyna Krynicka, through Krynica-Zdrój (The Main Beskid Trail)

-zielony from Muszyna, through Złockie, Jaworzyna Krynicka and Krynica (Wincenty Pol Route)

The Jaworzyna Krynicka slopes are now wooded, although in the past numerous glades were used here, used by the Lemkos, which after their deportation began to grow again.

Walking along the slopes of Jaworzyna Krynicka you can meet caves, outcrops and monadnocks, of which the most interesting is probably Devil's Stone, which is a monument of inanimate nature.

Devil's Stone

At Jaworzyna Krynicka stand they form beeches, maples, ashes, elms, larches, pines, rowans, birches and alders.

There are many species within the Jaworzyna Krynicka massif animals, among others, large mammals, such as: deer, wild boars, roe deer, lynxes, wolves, as well as bears that migrate to these areas from Slovakia or the Bieszczady.

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