Region: Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj)
Tourist location: Tatras (Tatry) - tourist location
Mountains: Tatra mountains (Tatry)
Lomnický štít (Lomnický peak) is one of the highest and most visited mountain peaks in the High Tatras mountains of Slovakia. Connected by cable car to Tatranská Lomnica, its summit is 2634 metres above sea level, making it the second highest peak in the High Tatras after Gerlach Peak (Gerlachovský štít) (2654 m).
The first ascent was made by local shoemaker and amateur miner Štefan Fábry around 1760-1790, but the first recorded ascent was made by the English traveler Robert Townson and guide on 16 August 1793. He measured almost precisely the elevation of the peak at 2633 m. The first ...