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Is it feasible to use Zakopane as a base to climb the Tatra mountains?

I'm planning a trip climbing in the Tatras this summer. I was planning on basing myself at Zakopane (seem's the be a good availability of accommodation, etc.). I mentioned this on a climbing forum I ...
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Is there a Polish mountain rescue organisation?

I was talking to a friend on my lunch today about visiting the Tatra mountains in Poland and he said that an issue was the lack of mountain rescue if you get into trouble. Is this true, there is no ...
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Destination for (half-) day hike near Kraków, Poland in late autumn/early winter

At the end of this month, I will be spending some days in Kraków, Poland. I might have a half or a full day available and apart from exploring the city, I'd like to do some hiking in the close ...