NTS course

The Nízkotatranská stíhačka course goes through the whole main Low Tatras ridge. Starting point is village Telgárt, destination point is Donovaly mountain resort. The NTS course follows the blue marked cyclo-trail from Telgárt to Šumiac, the next passage is the blue-marked bike trail from Šumiac to Kráľova hoľa and further the red-marked hiking trail to Donovaly (with branching-off to Ďurková chalet following the green-marked hiking trail).

Nízkotatranská stíhačka 2018 course parameters:

  • Total distance: 103 km
  • Total altitude gain: 5740 m
  • Total altitude loss: 5650 m

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GPX track for NTS 2018 – to download, right-click and choose “Download linked file”
Online map – click to open interactive online hiking map
Detailed itinerary – PDF with detailed itinerary

Checkpoints for NTS 2018 course:

  • KS1: Šumiac, square – 5. km / 190 m / bez časového limitu
  • KS2: Kráľova hoľa, summit – 12. km / 1251 m / do 8.15 hod.
  • KS3: Priehyba saddle – 28. km / 1 772 m / do 11.15 hod.
  • KS4: Saddle za Lenivou – 47. km / 2 820 m / bez časového limitu
  • KS5: Čertovica saddle – 49. km / 2 820 m / do 16.15 hod.
  • KS6: Chata M.R.Štefánika (challet) – 58. km / 3 562 m / do 18.45 hod.
  • KS7: Kamenná chata pod Chopkom (challet) – 66. km / 4 021 m / do 21.45 hod.
  • KS8: Útulňa pod Chabencom (Ďurková challet) – 75. km / 4 523 m / do 0.30 hod.
  • KS9: Hiadeľské saddle, shelter – 94. km / 5 5326 m / do 4.30 hod.
  • Cieľ: Donovaly, DAMi´sport – 103. km / 5 740 m / do 7.30 hod.

Type of terrain:  Foothpaths (90%), tracks/drivable tracks (4%) and roads (6% – the longest 2 km passage in Donovaly before finish).

Warning: The course saved on mapy.hiking.sk is for your overview, the total distance and the distance of the checkpoints was measured and certified by ITRA (International Trailrunning Association).