Baníkov (Polish: Banówka) is a mountain in the Western Tatras mountain range, Slovakia. It reaches a height of 2,178 meters, being the highest point of the main ridge of Western Tatras.
The name of the mountain refers to iron ore mining activities from the 18th century. There were attempts to find iron ore under the mountain slopes but ended with no success. Baník means "miner" in Slovak language.(Wikipedia)