Lonely Planet Writer

Czech man dies attempting to reach summit in High Tatras fall

High Tatras, Slovakia.
High Tatras, Slovakia. Image by Ján Sokoly / CC BY 2.0

A 52-year-old man has died after falling from a rocky slope in the High Tatras in Slovakia. The Czech citizen was attempting to summit the 2,285-metre-high Tupa Peak with a friend when they decided to separate. His climbing partner raised the alarm when the man failed to reach the top of the mountain; his body was later discovered by a team of rescuers. Read more: praguepost.com