Śnieżnik: a snowy mountain

Śnieżnik / Śnieżnik Kłodzki (Polish) / Králický Sněžník (Czech) – a mountain (1426 m) in Eastern Sudetes, that lies on the border between the Czechia and Poland. The highest peak of the Śnieżnik massif (Masyw Śnieżnika in Polish), located between Králíky town and the Kłodzko Gap. The name Śnieżnik / Sněžník origins from the words in Polish and Czech respectively that mean “snow” (evey year, the snow stays at Śnieżnik for a long time, even for 8 monts).

There is a mountain shelter at the altitude of 1218 m, on the western slope of Śnieżnik, at Hala pod Śnieżnikiem (Śnieżnik Coomb). It was opened in 1871.

Protected areas:

  • on Poland side – Nature Reserve Śnieżnik Kłodzki (Rezerwat Przyrody Śnieżnik Kłodzki) and Śnieżnik Landscape Park (Śnieżnicki Park Krajobrazowy),
  • on Czechia side – state protected natural reservation (Národní přírodní rezervace Králický Sněžník).


Śnieżnik Kłodzki / Králický Sněžník, Poland / Czech Republic

Ξ Śnieżnik webpage (in Polish)

Ξ Śnieżnik mountain shelter website (in Polish)

∇ Location: view on Google Maps

⛭ Weather in Kletno


See also:

Czarna Góra: the Black Mountain


Poland on 40thousandkm.com

Czechia on 40thousandkm.com

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