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… (>>>)
It was a tour like the tours have to be! I’m not saying that I not enjoy all my tours, because I really enjoy all my tours, but this one was special because of the tranquility of the Astird, Susanne and Holger, and not the last, because like all this summer, the weather was the right one for a hike in Fagaras mountains!
Our tour start from Ucea de Sus village, at the bottom of Fagaras mountains, with a hike of 6 1/2 hours to Podragu hut, where we arrived just with seconds before a heavy rain start, but as I said, we were lucky with the weather. … (>>>)
Discovering Fagaras mountains, The Transylvanian Alps, flora and fauna
I can say that the trip into Fagaras mountains from middle of August 2011 together with Ursula and Christop was really a nice tour, with a lot of interesting things to see. Christop have special interest for the flora of the Fagaras mountains, and taking this in consideration we did a interesting tour. Our tour start on Lady valley in middle of Fagaras, and end on Sambata valley on East part of Fagaras mountains.
Starting with the first day, we’re be able to di… (>>>)
Greetings, In October 2010 I tried with Beth and Marc to climb Moldoveanu peak, on a three days hike, but the weather was not on our side. Up at Podragu hut was already snow, and too much snow for a safe climb on the top of Romania, Moldoveanu peak, 2544 m high, so we had to re-schedule the tour.
And we decide to do the tour on June 16-18, this year, and we succeeded, as you may see on the photos below. The tour start from Balea lake, with a wonderful hike to Podragu hut. Corina just opened Podragu hut with a day before we arrived there, so all was good … (>>>)