Route (using the cable car):
Estuary of Ski resort Jasná – Chopok crossroads – Demänovské saddle – Krúpovo saddle – Crossroads on Krúpovo saddle – Chalet gen. M.R. Štefánika (1 740 m n. m.)
Chata Generála Milana Rastislava Štefánika pod Ďumbierom (General M.R.Stefanik Chalet under Mt Dumbier) is one of the most popular chalets in the Low Tatras. It is situated just 1 hour walk from Mt Ďumbier, the highest peak of the mountain range. It was built in 1928 and is rightly considered a star of the development of tourism in the Low Tatras. The chalet provides accommodation and food services and it is also a strategic point for relaxation and recharging new energy while hiking around the national park. Not far from the chalet, there is a well-known Dead Bats Cave open to tourists.
Using the Jasná resort´s cable cars which take tourists to the crossroad beneath Mt Chopok, the route is undemanding. From the foot of Mt Chopok, a trip to „Štefánička“ takes less than 2 hours. Therefore it is also suitable for families with children. The chalet is accessible from a ridge hike through the Low Tatras, from Ďumbier peak or Chopok peak, and also from the region of Horehronie, the southern side of the Low Tatras.
Free parking is available in the village of Demänovská Dolina or in the resort Jasná. Local bus service from Liptovský Mikuláš is also available.
The village of Demänovská Dolina and Jasná resort offer a wide range of accommodation and food services. Chata M.R.Štefánika chalet itself also offers background for its visitors.