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Lysa Hora, Ostravice

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Lysá hora is the highest mountain of the Moravian-Silesian Beskids range in the Czech Republic and also of Cieszyn Silesia. It is one of the rainiest places of the country with an annual precipitation of over 1500mm. It is the 26th highest mountain in Czech.EtymologyThe name Lysá hora can be translated as bald mountain. This name came from the fact that Lysá hora had no trees. The place is first mentioned in a written document from 1261 as Lissa huera.TourismToday, the mountain is also a small ski resort and a popular place for hiking in summer.Nowadays, this summit is getting popular. Every day there are hundreds to thousands of casual hikers and funs of Nordic-walking, running, cross-country skiing and skialpinismus.This place is a witness of many interesting sport contest, noteworthy is "Lysá Hora 24" (LH24), (LH365), "Beskydian Seven" (B7), Adrenalin Cup, "Five of Beskydian Summits"(5BV) and "Lysá Cup" (LC).
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  • Yesterday I got to climb Lyse Hora, we gone from hotel Petr Bezruc. 5,5 km to top with 700 meters high. It was not as tiring as I expected. And the view worth really every drop of sweat.  more »
  • Awesome! This is a great climb for cyclists to experience. It's a slow grind, but a rewarding experience. Unfortunately it was pretty foggy the day we decided to conquer it, so we didn't get a chance ...  more »
  • We set out from Zlatník on Lysá hora. The hike was more difficult because we chose a hiking trail through the woods and along rocky paths, not the asphalt road. We had an amazing view of the landscape...  more »