Tag: barcaciu hut

Hiking in Carpathian garden, Romanian mountains

Sometimes less is more, even in mountaineering Every now and then we have guests that overestimate their abilities – or underestimate the difficulties of the Romanian trails high up in the mountains. The altitudes here are not as impressive as in the Alps or the Dolomite mountains (the main ridges are just above 2000m with highest peaks barely scratching the 2500m limit), but the vertical drops from the valleys to the main ridges are more or less similar, with equally demanding trails. We are proud to say that we never let that sp… (>>>)

Hiking in Carpathian mountains, Romania, Fagaras mountains, Transylvanian Alps

I always love to hike in Fagaras mountains on autumn, and when Anja ask me to plan a tour where we’ll meet nobody, I was happy to propose her a tour in Fagaras mountains, because there you meet nobody. And like this it was!

We hiked for 5 days, on very god weather and some cloudy days, but we both enjoyed the beautiful sunsets and silence of the mountains, and not the last the cranberries from the forest of Barcaciu hut, in West of Fagaras mountains.

We also spent a night in Ucea de Sus village, where is still possible to realize what is mean … (>>>)

Hiking in Romania, hiking in Transylvania, Fagaras mountains

Last week I’ve meet with Christa and Ole the beginning of the autumn and also the First end of it . It’s always like that during this time. The snow has to make it’s entry.

So we could see the earlier filled with tourist paths, now empty or with just a few people. The huts were the same, warm and friendly people up there. Being in the higher mountains was suddenly still. The weather was good for the autumn: clouds, fog, lower sun which generate longer shadows(better for picture taking) – everything was reminding us that it is Fall. The mood was r… (>>>)