The region Orava offers various suitable possibilities for mountaineering. The main centre for mountaineering is in Roháče Mountains. Large number of mountaineers is attracted by sufficient number of training limestone rocks in Oravice or by granite rocky walls in Roháče Mountains.

Courses of mountaineering are carried on by experienced mountaineers. Mountaineer and skialpinist Vladimír Zboja mounted many peaks including the highest peak in the world – Mount Everest. He offers specialized courses of mountaineering and skialpinism. More at

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Course of mountaineering
Picture of the course of mountaineering
Training mountaineering rock called Vápenica in Zuberec
Preparation before climbing rocky wall
Under the training rock
Preparation for climbing rocky wall
Preparation for climbing
Mountaineering instructor Vladimír Zboja /on the right/
In the rocky wall
Training of the mountaineering technique
Descending with the protection rope
Climbing to the top of the rock
Under Vápenica – training rock for mountaineers

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