First singletrack in Liptov is accessible near Ružomberok

It takes about an hour and a half to conquer it.

(Source: TASR/Miroslava Mlynárová)
More information about travelling in Slovakia
Please see our Spectacular Slovakia travel guide.

The first official singletrack in Liptov is now accessible near Ružomberok. The one-way, 8.6-kilometre cycling route goes through the locality of Hrabovská Valley, Vlkolínske meadows and the foothills of Sidorovo, offering gorgeous views of Liptov.

It takes about an hour and a half to conquer it. The new track was constructed by Ján Tekeľ, who designed it for all lovers of cycling, including families with children above the age of 14. It has a total ascent of 630 metres and descent of about 617 metres.

The route is one-metre wide and has a very mild incline. There are no jumps or obstacles in the terrain that cannot be easily avoided.

The rest of this article is premium content at Spectator.sk
Subscribe now for full access

I already have subscription - Sign in

Subscription provides you with:
  • Immediate access to all locked articles (premium content) on Spectator.sk
  • Special weekly news summary + an audio recording with a weekly news summary to listen to at your convenience (received on a weekly basis directly to your e-mail)
  • PDF version of the latest issue of our newspaper, The Slovak Spectator, emailed directly to you
  • Access to all premium content on Sme.sk and Korzar.sk

Top stories

News digest: Slovakia marks anniversary of one of its biggest accidents in water transport

People are obliged to show Covid passes, the Bratislava's Old Town promotes its most beautiful trees and construction of the traditional ice house in the High Tatras has started.


2 h
Opening of the time capsule of Michael's Tower.

Time capsule stored in Bratislava's St Michael statue 176 years ago reveals its secrets

The public can see the items found in the box in the Bratislava City Museum at the Old Town Hall this weekend.


5 h
About 100 to 110 Tatra chamois live in the NAPANT national park, central Slovakia, but only two are white.

New Low Tatras attraction fascinates and worries hikers

Two white chamois have been observed in the national park, but their colour exposes them to danger.


21. okt
Skryť Close ad