Pip Ivan Mountain and the Pip Ivan Mountain Rescue team, which is based in the building of the former observatory, contributed to a new social initiative – the creation of the first public (voluntary) rescue group in Ukraine (cryptonym KuGuaR).Continue reading First Mountain Volunteer Rescue Group works in Chornohora
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UW rector awarded with the honoris causa degree of the Precarpathian National University
The Senate of the Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University unanimously decided to confer the title of doctor honoris causa for Prof. Marcin Pałys, rector of the University of Warsaw. The doctoral award ceremony is planned for September in Ukraine.
On 26th June The Senate of the Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University unanimously decided to confer the title of doctor honoris causa for prof. Marcin Pałys, rector of the University of Warsaw. The decision was made at the request of the Faculty of Natural Sciences.
– In recent years, the UW rector has made a great effort to implement one of the most important strategic projects, not only in the relations between the University of Warsaw and the Precarpathian National University, but also in the relations between Poland and Ukraine – the renewal of the former UW Observatory on the Pop Ivan Mountain, which will not only be a powerful scientific centre, but also a symbol of brotherly ties between Ukrainians and Poles – says Prof. Igor Cependa, rector of the Precarpathian National University.
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Helicopter got to the top of Pip Ivan
On June 1, 2020, a helicopter with a 3-ton payload got the Observatory on the top Pip Ivan in Chornohora mountain range.Continue reading Helicopter got to the top of Pip Ivan
Ivano-Frankivsk Drama Theatre plans to close season on the Pip Ivan top
Ivan Franko National Academic Music and Drama Theatre in Ivano-Frankivsk plans to close season with the play “Nation” on the Pip Ivan mount.Continue reading Ivano-Frankivsk Drama Theatre plans to close season on the Pip Ivan top
A wonderful video of climb to the Pip Ivan Mountain appeared on the Internet
The route to the top of Pip Ivan in Chornohora range begins from the village Shybene. This hike was in June 2019.Continue reading A wonderful video of climb to the Pip Ivan Mountain appeared on the Internet
The Climbing Books for World Book Day
Today, on April 23, we celebrate the 25th anniversary of World Book and Copyright Day. It is an annual event organized by the UNESCO to promote reading, publishing, and copyright.Continue reading The Climbing Books for World Book Day
3rd Steering Committee Meeting of the PIMReC Projec
On April 22, 2020 partners of the project PIMReC – «Adaptation of former observatory on the Pip Ivan mountain to the needs of alpine rescue service training center» organized online coordination meeting via Cisco WebEx cloud platform. Project aim is to establish close cooperation between Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University and Warsaw University, Polish and Ukrainian rescue services to enhance the safety of mountain tourism.Continue reading 3rd Steering Committee Meeting of the PIMReC Projec
How to Choose a Backpacking Tent: 5 useful question
A new hiking and camping season is not far off. That’s why before you are going to find the perfect backpacking tent, you should pay attention into the 5 main following decision points.Continue reading How to Choose a Backpacking Tent: 5 useful question
Happy Easter 2020!
15 useful hiking apps
Nowadays mobile phone is one of the things that we almost always have in our pocket – also in the wild mountains. Modern phones provide many opportunities, and making phone calls has long ceased to be their main function. We spend more time using different apps. We asked our rescuers from Pip Ivan Mountain Rescue team and Mountain Volunteer Search and Rescue Bieszczady Group to share their favorite outdoor apps and tested them out. Here are the top fifteen useful hiking apps.Continue reading 15 useful hiking apps