Súľov Mountains (Súľovské vrchy)

Súľov Mountains are popular for unpretentious hiking trails, cycling and sport climbing. Popular are, e.g., hiking trails from the village Súľov-Hradná to remains of Súľov Castle, to Lietava castle, or to ruins of Hričov castle. Climbing routes are located in the areas Súľov Rocks (Súľovské skaly), Manínska Gorge (Manínska tiesňava), Kostelecká Gorge (Kostolecká tiesňava), Paština Závada. The area is a National Nature Reserve, so if you want to visit this area for sport climbing, check the areas where climbing is allowed, the period/season and conditions under which climbing can be done.


Location


Súľov Mountains (Súľovské vrchy) is a small mountain range in northwestern part of Slovakia, in Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj) - in district Považská Bystrica and in Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj) - in districts Žilina and Bytča.


Highest peak


Highest peak in mountains is Veľký Manín (890,6 m. a.s.l.). More information can be found in the Hills and peaks section.


Division of  Súľov Mountains (Súľovské vrchy)


From a geomorphological point of view Súľov Mountains (Súľovské vrchy) as a geomorphological whole is part of area Fatra-Tatra (Fatransko-tatranská oblasť) . Súľov Mountains (Súľovské vrchy) as whole are divided into subwholes: Skalky, Súľov Rocks (Súľovské skaly), Manínska vrchovina.More information can be found in the Division section.