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Suru in winter

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When talking about mountain chalets in Romania, the lack of comfort and the minimum of services are already well-known problems. Few cottages are exceptional … but in the last two winters we have heard good things about the new Suru hut and its owners. If we add further its position in the western extremity of […]

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Sarmisegetusa Regia in winter

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I have been looking for an opportunity to get to Sarmisegetusa Regia for some time in the winter. This year, 2019, I was lucky and I managed to be in the area immediately after some massive fall of snow so that all the sanctuaries were covered. Thanks to the Grădiştea Muncelului-Cioclovina Nature Park administration (http://www.gradiste.ro/), […]

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Winter in Padis

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After the New Year’s Eve trip in the Apuseni Mountains, we realized that these places are very suitable for hiking on snowshoes. Although the road from Timisoara is quite long, about 4.5h, in the weekend in which we planned to reach Vârtop it was also closed the access from the col with same name. So […]

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Vărateca ridge, Țarcu Mountains

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We have chosen to face the winter in the mountains, here close to Timisoara, in the Tarcu Mountains. With a yellow code of snow and snow a lap in the alpine hole was not a good idea. The chosen route was the summit of Vărateca, a secondary ridge ending in the Seroni summit. The choice […]

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On Snowshoes in Paring moutains

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The word of a “great man” in the winter is not the same as summer is working also for hiking. Besides the clothing required for low temperatures, snow can tangle our plans if we are not prepared. The less popular in Romania snowshoeing allows us to walk the trails almost regardless of the snow conditions. […]

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Sirnea and Magura

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The villages located at the foot of Pietrii Craiului: Sirnea, Cave and Magura are a very popular destination among photographers. In winter time, however, they arealso a very good starting point for tours on snowshoes. We start from Sirnea and cross the Grind meadow and then to the Table to get to Curmatura Chalet. The […]

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Cindrel, through the fogg and wind

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That’s how the weather looks like when we started from Paltinis. We already knew from the forecast that the wind would accompany us during the days we were going to spend in Cindrel. But we hoped the clouds would scatter so that we could see the scenery as well. We are a fairly large group […]