Čadca-based internationals climbed Veľký Rozsutec peak

The peak was one of Suna’s and Sebastian’s first hikes in Slovakia.

Parking space in Štefanová, northern Slovakia, from where an educational path to Malý Rozsutec and Veľký Rozsutec, peaks in the Malá Fatra mountain range, begins.Parking space in Štefanová, northern Slovakia, from where an educational path to Malý Rozsutec and Veľký Rozsutec, peaks in the Malá Fatra mountain range, begins. (Source: TASR)

Well-known highwayman Jánošík hid his gold somewhere around Veľký Rozsutec, one of the peaks that dominates the national park Malá Fatra in central Slovakia.

Unaware of the legend, Keric's global volunteers based in Čadca, northern Slovakia, climbed up the 1,610-metre hill in early winter. Instead of gold, they enjoyed priceless views from the peak.

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Suna Uzun of Turkey and Sebastian Pellizzari of Austria recount their experience on this week's episode of Spectacular Slovakia.

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