Główny Szlak Beskidzki


  1. Name Główny Szlak Beskidzki (GSB)
  2. Length of trail 519 km, 322 miles
  3. Length in days 30 days
  4. Start of trail Ustroń
  5. End of trail Wołosate
  6. Traildino grading MW, Moderate walk, backpacking trail
  7. Hut tour grading T1, Walk

Poland, Beskids Trail

Beskids Trail, Główny Szlak Beskidzki

This is one of the best know paths in Poland, running through the delightful hills and mountains of the Beskids. The trail crosses the entire Beskids rage through Poland, starting near the Czech Republic and ending near the Ukraine border. The walk will take a month or so to complete.

The trail is well marked, with white-red-white bands. There are huts, hotels and villages. The trail is marked on maps. There is no guide, but instead there is a more than excellent Wiki page, describing the trail in all details (see the Links section). Print it out in both the Polish and the translated version, punch some staples through it, et voilá.

If you walk the E8, coming from Slovakia, you will cross the border at Dukliansky Priesmyk (Sk) / Barwinek (Pl). From here, a 20 km connecting trail (yellow markings) goes to Dukla. In Dukla, you will jump on the Beskids Trail and walk east to Ukraine for about 10 days.


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Główny Szlak Beskidzki, 499km


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