The Volovec Mt. - Volovské vrchy

Location: Košický kraj, okres Rožňava, Rožňava

GPS: N48°39'44'' E20°31'40''

Rožňava - Rožňavské kúpele - Čučma  - Čučma-závod - Skalisko - Sedlo Volovec - Betliar-manor house - Betliar- railway station (7 1/2 hours)

Mountain range: Volovské vrchy
Region: Gemer

Starting point: Rožňava, bus station, railway station, parking lot, district Rožňava.
Finishing point: Betliar, bus stop, railway station, parking lot, district Rožňava.

Time schedule: Rožňava - Rožňavské kúpele 1/2 h - Čučma 1/4 h - Čučma-závod 1/2 h - Skalisko 2 1/2 h - Sedlo Volovec 1/2 h - Betliar-manor house 3 h - Betliar- railway station 1/4 h. 
Map: Volovské vrchy - Krompachy, 1 : 50 000 (sheet 125), VKÚ, a. s., Harmanec.

Description of the route: Demanding tour for great altitude difference between the salient point and the highest point of the tour on a comparatively short distance. The tour includes the ascent to the Volovec Mt., the dominant massif in the main ridge of the Volovské vrchy Mts. The highest point of the tour is the rock of Skalisko with wonderful panoramic view of the mountainous part of eastern Slovakia. The panorama includes the Vysoké Tatry Mts. in the north-west, the Nízke Tatry Mts. with the Kráľova hoľa Mt. in the west, plateaux of the Slovenský kras karst in the south and the continuation of the ridge in the east with the Kojšovská hoľa in the background. The whole route is well marked.

Source: Vydavateľstvo Dajama