Hoverla is the highest peak of the Ukrainian Carpathians and the highest point of Ukraine, the height of which is 2061 m above sea level.
It is located in the mountain range of Chornohora, on the border of Ivano-Frankivsk and Zakarpattia regions.
Climbing Hoverla is one of the most popular routes in the Ukrainian Carpathians. It is not particularly difficult. This is probably one of the reasons for such popularity.
Hoverla offers wonderful panoramas of the Chornohirskyi and Svydovetskyi ridges – incredible landscapes of the Carpathian Mountains, stretching for many kilometers around. In sunny weather from Hoverla you can see the neighboring peaks two-thousanders – Pip Ivan Chornohirskyi, Petros.
The first tourist route to Hoverla was opened in 1880.
A plate with built-in capsules has been installed on Hoverla for the 5th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence Day. They have pieces of land from each region of the country.
By the 18th anniversary of the proclamation of the Act of State Sovereignty of Ukraine, a large metal cross, a sculpture of a Ukrainian trident and a concrete pillar were installed on top of the mountain.
The total length of this route is 7.5 km, and its height is 1260 m. The ascent will take about 5-6 hours.