Fagaras Mountains, Sambata de Sus

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Făgăraș Mountains, are the highest mountains of the Southern Carpathians, in Romania. The highest peaks are:They are bordered in the north by the Făgăraș Depression, through which the Olt river flows, and in the west by the Olt Valley . Most people wanting to hike on the Moldoveanu leave from the town of Victoria, in other areas Făgăraș Mountains - Arpasu de Jos, Porumbacu de Jos, Avrig. Despite its name, Făgăraș, located 20 km to the north, is not the nearest town to the mountain range. Other important cities are Brașov and Sibiu.A road called the Transfăgărășan runs across the Făgăraș Mountains. It is generally open only between June and September, due to unfavorable weather conditions in the rest of the year.You can find many glacier lakes in the Făgăraș Mountains. Bâlea is the largest lake. The highest lake is in the Hărtopul Leaotei glacial valley. The deepest glacial lake is Podragu . Other lakes: Urlea, Capra .The Făgăraș Mountains are a very popular hiking, trekking and skiing destination in Romania. In the vicinity of the Negoiu, and in the central part of the band take the rocky nature of the mountains, and reaching the main ridge trail there are technical difficulties and exposure. Somewhat difficult part of the trail is a "Three steps from the death" running the main ridge by ridge Custura Arpaşului the lake Capra . Also a bit challenging is one of the ways to Negoiu - Strunga Dracului. The most difficult section of the ridge Custura Sărăţii between Șerbota and Şaua Cleopatrei pass . At the root of the fire is under Șerbota several meters of steel cable handrail, on the other part there are no artificial enhancements.
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  • August 13, 2017
    I go hiking there each year since childhood. These mountains give you great views, also there are many trails to take to the peaks over 2000m from witch you can see the Fagaras County and feel the wil...  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    Each time I pass near these location I stop to take hundreds of pictures. Loads of places where you can stop and take pictures, buy souvenirs, eat traditional food. All you need is free time and a ful...  more »
  • January 8, 2017
    Fagaras Mountains are the most important,beautiful and spectacular mountains of Romania ;they are also called the Alps of Transsylvania as they resemble most to the Alps of Switzerland,Germany,France ...  more »

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