Štěpanice Descent
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Štěpanice Descent

Horní Mísečky - Jilemnice

Take a cyclo bus line to get comfortably to Horni Misecky, where our long descent starts. Another option is to take a chair lift from Spindleruv Mlyn to Medvedin and descend to Misecky.

From Horni Misečky, take the KRNAP 12 cycling track for the Třidomi junction and then the KRNAP 11 cycling track to the Rovinka junction, where you take the KRNAP 10 track to reach the Bellevue apartments in Benecko. There you turn right and descend past Hančova bouda chalet to Skalka restaurant. At Skalka you turn right and still following the KRNAP 10 track, descend to Horni Štěpanice. Kotelska vyhlidka viewing point above Horni Štěpanice off ers an excellent view of Kotel, the highest mountain of the western Krkonoše. After Horni Štěpanice, turn right onto the main roadway from Benecko and descend to Dolni Štěpanice, where you turn left and road 286 will take you to Jilemnice.

  • Length: 21 km
  • Surface: Reinforced surface, solid sections. Some passages, however, are steep and in bad condition.
  • Attractions: Harrachova skála (rock), chapel of St. Hubert, Kotelská Viewpoint, ruins of Stepanice castle

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