You can still find unspoilt mountain territory in Europe, where ski touring, split-boarding, free-ride skiing and snowshoeing can be done on pure wild slopes, without ski lifts, high alpine roads or parking lots in sight.
Grab your gear and come for a winter outdoor adventure up in the Carpathian Mountains, South Transylvania, Romania.
The mountains around Brasov historical city offer great opportunities both for the relaxed ski tourers, and the more adventurous free-ride skiers. There are easy to moderate slopes in Bucegi Mou… (>>>)
The spectacular mountain ridges of the South Carpathian Mountains, stretching from East to West on the Southern limit of Transylvania, Romania, marked the historical border between the Central European great powers and the Ottoman (Turkish) Empire.
Physical borders, as well as empires, are a thing of the past. Cultural and historical heritage, though, are still present. The German order and efficiency is nicely completed by the Oriental relaxed attitude. You can see it in the way the houses are built, streets aligned, public se… (>>>)
I start speaking with Sheila about a hiking tour in Romania three years ago…on 2008. Her wish was to do a hiking tour which will fulfill her hiking experience around the world. So, after three years when she find time to do the tour, she came for the tour, the full traverse of Fagaras mountains main ridge!
It is a challenging tour, during we hiked aprox 95 km, climb ~ 7500 m, and descending another 7500 m, all of this on only 5 days. And yes, we carried on our backpacks all the equipment, sleeping bag, mattress, clothes, food for five da… (>>>)
Are you looking for a new mountain biking destination? One that is off the beaten path, uncrowded, but still within reach? With raw, natural trails that combine flow sections with demanding rock and root gardens? With warm accommodations, great food and experienced guiding and organisation?
Welcome to The Carpathian Mountains in South Transylvania, Romania, a true wonderland for mountain biking aficionados.
Pure alpine territory: Bucegi Natural Park, Piatra Craiului National Park, Postavaru, Ciucas Mountain… (>>>)