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Porac

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Hidden : 06/21/2007
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Lahko dostupna outdoorova keska v carovnej prirode Volovskych vrchov

Dedinka Porac vznikla v 14. storoci ako banicka osada. Popri polnohospodarstve sa obyvatelia uz od 15. storocia zaoberali tazbou zlata a medi. Casom sa tazba rozsirila o zeleznu rudu, ortut atd. Vznikla tu aj bana Porac, ktora funguje dodnes. Jej hlbka je 505m, no postupne je samovolne zaplavovana. V sucasnosti sa v nej tazi uz len do hlbky 281m. Je to posledna cinna hlbinna bana na Spisi.

Obec Porac je atraktivnym miestom turistickeho ruchu v oblasti letnej aj zimnej turistiky. Nachadza sa tu lyziarske stredisko SKI – Brodok, ktore spolu so strediskom Poracska dolina ponuka dobre podmienky pre bezecke a zjazdove lyzovanie. Do obce vedu tri znackovane trasy - cervena (Matejovce - Margecany), modra (Krompachy - Roznava - Silica) a zelena (Spisske Vlachy - Slovinky). Cez obec vedie aj cyklotrasa, spajajuca Spissku Novu Ves s Krompachmi.

Osobitnou kapitolou je Poracska dolina, ktora sa nachadza vychodne od obce Porac. Je to miestami az 300m hlboky kanon, ktorym prechadza spominana cyklotrasa a cervena znacka. Dolina vznikla erozivnou cinnostou Poracskeho jarku vo vapencoch plosiny Galmus. V r. 1982 bola Galmuska tisina vyhlasena za PR za ucelom ochrany tisa obycajneho.

Nad Poracskou dolinou dominuje Cervena skala. Jej okolie bolo vyhlasene v r. 1981 za NPR na ochranu zriedkavych druhov fauny a vapnomilnej flory. Predstavuje jedno z najkrajsich uzemi Slovenskeho rudohoria. Rastu tam viacere chranene druhy vzacnych rastlin, ako zvoncek karpatsky, plamienok alpinsky, pribica moldavska, poniklec slovensky. Rozsiahle lesy a luky su domovom jelenej a srncej zveri, divej svine, rysa, lisky, ale aj vlka. Na rozdiel od samotnej obce Poracskou dolinou preteka potok. Nachadza sa tu aj rovnomenne rekreacne stredisko.

Samotna keska je umiestnena nedaleko kopca Vysoky vrch. Je to vyhliadka nad obcou Porac v nadmorskej vyske 874 m. Za dobreho pocasia je odtial nadherny kruhovy vyhlad na Slovensky raj, Kralovu holu, Vysoke Tatry, Levocske vrchy, Mariansku horu, Spisský hrad, Branisko, oblast Galmusu, Kojsovsku holu, cast Hnileckych vrchov a mesta Poprad, Spisska Nova Ves, Levoca, Spisske Podhradie, Spisske Vlachy a ich okolia.

Najlahsie sa sem dostanete po ceste zo Spisskej Novej Vsi, cez Markusovce a Rudnany. Tato cesta je trochu narocna na orientaciu, ale da sa to zvladnut. Auto kludne zaparkujte na poracskom „namesticku“, su tam pekne mapy a infotabule. Ku keske je to odtial +- 20min., ulicou hore okolo hostinca, potom doprava a hore na luky.

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Easily accessible geocache placed in beautiful nature of Volovske vrchy

Village Porac was established in 14th century as mining settlement. From 15th century the inhabitans were raising gold and copper. Iron ore and mercury were found here and mined during centuries. Mine Porac was built here and is functional untill today. It is 505m deep and it is the last deep-mine in Spis region.

Porac village is attractive center of tourism in summer and winter. Ski centres SKI-Brodok and Poracska dolina offers good conditions for skying and cross-country skying. There are three marked paths (red, blue and green) and one MTB path connecting village with surroundings.

Poracska dolina (Porac valley) is very interesting valley, situated to the east from village. It’s 300m deep canyon, created by erosion of Poracsky creek. There are two Nature Reservations in this valley, established to protect some rare and valuable plants and animals.

Cache itself is placed near the top of Vysoky vrch (High hill), which is very nice located peak above Porac village. This place offers excellent circular view to the beauties of Slovak Paradise National Park, Kralova hola, High Tatras National Park, Levocske vrchy, Marianska hora (famous pilgrim place), Spis castle, Branisko, Kojsovska hola (radar&meteostation) and many cities and their surroundings, for example Poprad, Spisska Nova Ves, Levoca, Spisske Podhradie or Spisske Vlachy.

Easiest access is to follow road from Spisska Nova Ves through Markusovce and Rudnany. The navigation on this road is little difficult, be careful. In Porac, park your car “on the square”, there are couple nice maps and information desks placed there. And it’s just about 20min to the cache from here, just follow the street up to the hill around local bar (hostinec), turn to the right and then up across the meadows.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Cbq xnzrabz / Haqre ebpx

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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