|Location:||On the eastern slope of Kościelska Valley in the western Tatra Mountains National Park, province of Nowy Sacz. 20 minutes hike from the bottom of the valley, trail marked black from Lodowe Zrodlo.|
|Open:||MAY-OCT daily 10-17. |
|Classification:||Karst cave, horizontal cave|
|Dimension:||L=571m, A=1,100m/1,112m asl., VR=42m, T=4°C. V=150,000/a.|
|Guided tours:||L=511m, D=40min.|
J. Grodzicki (1993):
Jaskinie Tatrzanskiego Parku Narodowego.
Jaskinie wschodniego zbocza Doliny Koscieliskiej, Grodzicki J. (red.), PTPNoZ, Warszawa.
|Address:||Jaskinia Mroźna, State Treasury, The Tatra Mountains National Park, 34-500 Zakopane, ul Chalubinskiego 42a, Tel: +48-165-63203, Fax: +48-165-63579.|
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|Last update:||$Date: 2015/08/30 21:58:00 $|
|1934||discovered by Stefana Zwolinskiego and Tadeusza Zahorskiego.|
|1934-1937||first 64m of corridor discovered.|
|1950||exploration continued by Zwolinscy, the brother of the dicoverer. Sart of development, construction of tunnel.|
|12-JUL-1953||provisionally opened to the public.|
|1958||end of development work, show cave in final shape.|
|29-OCT-2000||additional parts discovered by Jakub Nowak.|
Jaskinia Mroźna is called Frosty Cave or Ice Cave as it is rather cold because of its altitude. As a result there are only few speleothems. The cave is entered through an artificial tunnel and left through a natural entrance, the tour is a through trip. The cave has a single, more or less horizontal passage.
The Koscieliska Brook appears in the cave and at one point forms the Sabalowe Jeziorko (Sabala Lake).
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