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Rock formations

Black Rock

GPS:
49° 40' 5.0088" N 16° 3' 43.0092" E
Description:

The rock is placed south of Moravské Křižánky in Žďárské Vrchy. It is very importatnt place where rare birds are nesting. That is why the admittance is not possible for tourists and climbers.

Čtyři palice (732 m ASL)

GPS:
49° 41' 9.9924" N 16° 5' 36.024" E
Description:

Four massive stone blocks - Čtyřpaličatá, Děvín, Tvrz and Opomenutá - were formed by frost weathering in the early quaternary period. The 50 m long rock formation has a 33 m high wall.

Devět skal (836 m ASL)

GPS:
49° 40' 13.3464" N 16° 1' 55.8876" E
Description:

The highest peak of the Žďár Hills is Devět skal, formed by rock formations divided into blocks up to 15 m high called the confessionals. These blocks form groups called rock cities. The rocky outcropping at the top offers a nearly 360° view of the upper Svratka valley and expansive forests on the main ridge. 

Dráteničky Rock

GPS:
49° 39' 17.1324" N 16° 5' 2.3424" E
Description:

 
Large rock formation between Blatiny and Samotín up to 35 m high. It is one of the most favourite places to visit in Novoměstsko. It is also very popular for climbers.

Lisovská Rock (801 m)

GPS:
49° 39' 43.1352" N 16° 2' 14.6004" E
Description:

Rock formation in the higher part of Žďárské Vrchy is a typical example of  freeze erotion. This two rock ridges are about one kilometer far from the higest top of Žďárské Vrchy-Devět skal, by the road from Kadov to Herálec. 

Malinská Rock

GPS:
49° 39' 38.0088" N 16° 4' 24.492" E
Description:

This locality is placed in the forest complex on the eastern part of the central ridge of Devět Skal Highlands near Samotín. It is accessible for tourists and there is climbing possible at marked parts.

Milovské Perničky (757 m ASL)

GPS:
49° 41' 35.628" N 16° 5' 13.506" E
Description:

Uncommon depressions have formed at the top of Milovské Perničky, also known as Velké Perničky. Rock basins formed here by frost weathering with diameters of 20-87 cm and depths of 6-30 cm. Their origin was veiled in mystery for many years.

Na Skále - Vávrova skalka

GPS:
49° 35' 14.9136" N 16° 6' 14.1156" E
Description:

Geomorphological important gneiss isolated rocky formation called Vávrova skalka ( Vávra´s Rock) which was formed by freeze erotion is situated out of woody hills of Žďárské vrchy. It is isolated mound situated north-east from Pohledec near to Nové Město na Moravě. This place is very ...

Pasecká Rock

GPS:
49° 36' 56.6244" N 16° 4' 54.8112" E
Description:

Rock formation near to the road leading from Nové Město na Moravě to Sněžné, north-east from Rokytno. There is a tourist footpath to one of the peaks. There is also climbing possible, thouhg it is time limited.

Petrified Castle

GPS:
49° 42' 31.9356" N 16° 4' 26.7708" E
Description:

Rock formation near Svratka in Žďárské Vrchy. Rock blocks ar up to 10 m high and they are formed to a horseshoe shape. It is possible to see residue of moat from the neolitic settlement.

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