Mala Fatra Mountains

Mala Fatra Mountains in Slovakia is about ten kilometers from that of Zilina, as it is a part pertaining to the mighty arc belonging to the Carpathian Mountain chain. Mala Fatra Mountains is also the westernmost of the four big mountain ranges of Slovakia. The Mala Fatra encompasses deep valleys, friendly peaks, waterfalls, ruins and castles and folk architecture.

Mala Fatra Mountains

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Mala Fatra Mountains in Slovakia is about ten kilometers from that of Zilina, as it is a part pertaining to the mighty arc belonging to the Carpathian Mountain chain. Mala Fatra Mountains is also the westernmost of the four big mountain ranges of Slovakia. The Mala Fatra encompasses deep valleys, friendly peaks, waterfalls, ruins and castles and folk architecture.

The rugged terrain here possesses steep as well as demanding climbs and there are marked cycle paths extending up to 262 kilometers that can be put to use as these are found in the surroundings related to Terchova village. Mountain biking enthusiasts also find the Mala Fatra an able ally for their explorative stints. Also, Mala Fatra has enjoyed the status of a national park from the year 1988 and the range gets divided nearly by half by that of the River Vah.

Hiking enthusiasts find the Strecno village and Vratna Dolina as the best bases to get initiated into hiking activities. The valley is one of the prettiest to be found in Slovakia as it offers skiing at its best and it never fails to pave way for wonderful hiking experiences. For extreme sports lovers, there are adrenaline routes that kindle the passion of the mountain biking enthusiasts.