We needed to climb back to Biele pleso, which was the highest point on our journey, we headed north east to chata Plesnivec, and then lower down into the valley which is in the Belianske tatry mountain range. The path at the higher altitude was covered with snow, and apart from sinking in it up to our knees and getting wet the journey was very enjoyable.
In the valley we left the snow behind us and we were greeted by mud and beautiful paths winding through forests and rock faces cut by rivers. The groups again outdid themselves with their navigation and improved again upon their group work skills.
On Day 3 we continued to walk in the valley, one ambitious group decided to explore the ridge of Spisska Magura which overlooks the picturesque village of Zdiar and offers a breathtaking view at Belianske tatry.
Throughout the course of the trip the students got muddy, and were pushed to their limits. They also learnt a lot of great life lessons that they will be able to use and apply in the future. I am sure that the groups and the school will join me in thanking Ms. Romhanyi for organising and running the trip. We also thank Mr. Goffa, Mr. Tibbits and Mr. Kubinsky - our UIMLA certified Mountain leader, for being leaders on the trip.
The trailer of the documentary recorded by Slovak National Television RTVS is here:
IT and Art teacher, DofE International Award Coordinator