Gerlach Peak (Gerlachovský štít)

Gerlach Peak is the highest peak in Slovakia. It has a height of 2655 m. Gerlach Peak is, because of its height and breathtaking scenery, one of the most visited peaks in the High Tatras. It is possible to climb there only under the leadership of a skilled mountain guide. It is situated in the crotch of the Back Gerlach Peak (Zadný Gerlachovský štít) separated by the Gerlach saddle (Gerlachovské sedlo). The comb goes from the top of the peak to the Cauldron Peak (Kotlový štít) where it forks and creates wellknown Gerlach cauldron (Gerlachovský kotol).