Szrenica Mountain

A peak that clearly dominates over the Szklarska Poręba town


Szrenica is a mountain peak situated in the western part of Karkonosze on Polish and Czech border within the Karkonosze National Park. Its name originates from the Polish word szron (frost). There is a weather station situated close to the summit. The peak is deforested, both the southern and the northern parts are used intensively for skiing. The elevation gain compared to the main range is approximately 60 m. Szrenica is a popular tourist spot during both summer winter as well as one of the most popular ski areas in the Polish Giant Mountains. On the slopes of Szrenica there are picturesque rock groups: Końskie Łby (Horse Heads) and Trzy Świnki (Three Pigs).