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One-day Hiking to Pip Ivan Mount (Popivan, White Elephant)

One-day Hiking to Pip Ivan Mount (Popivan, White Elephant)

Popivan (Pip Ivan, Pop Ivan, White Elephant) is one of the most popular peaks in Ukrainian Carpathians, with a height of 2 028 m (6 653 ft). The mountain is on the border of Ivano-Frankivsk and Transcarpathian regions (oblasts), and it’s the southeastern end of the highest mountain range in Ukraine – Chornohora. In winter, the building on the top is totally covered with snow, so the mountain is called quite poetically – the White Elephant.

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Yavirnyk-Gorgan

Yavirnyk-Gorgan

Length: 15 km. Average duration: 7 hours. Range of heights: 945 m (522 m – 1467 m). Route: souvenir market – meadow Yavir – mount Yavirnyk – Gorgan – meadow Yavornyk – Yaremche A walk on this summit is suitable for those who are confident in their abilities and are ready to overcome the day 15 km with a set heightRead more about Yavirnyk-Gorgan[…]

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