Bihor-Vlădeasa mountains is located in the West Carpathian, in the center of the Apuseni Mountains

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Vărășoaia-Vârtop hiking trail

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GPS Coordinates:
46,58217 N, 22,70216 E

Duration: 4 1/2-5 h
Length: 14.5 km
Height difference: +600 m / -800 m
Note: Practicable all the year, in the winter with skis

The marking of the 1st main ridge seperates from the pathway of the 2nd main ridge, marked with the blue line.

Piatra Tâlharului-Padiș

Our sign gets to a crossroad after 30 minutes, where we go ahead, passing by smaller hills and lakes, getting to the Bălileasa meadow. We climb unto a saddle from here. Here we meet a blaze again.

Groapa de la Barsa tour

In the neighbouring of Glavoi, we cross twice the way of the circle roads.

Galbenei tour Padiș-Cetățile Ponorului

Our sign gets to a place where the wood path goes in two directions. We chose the right one in the Seacă Valley. Here we will meet the

Padiș-Căput glade

Our way ascends slowly in the forrest, turns right, here leaves us the

Glăvoi-Casa de Piatră

After circa 1 hour it reaches the Borțig brook. We cross the water and get to a huge glade. We go ahead into the South, getting to another glade. After a short ascending way we get to the top. We shall descend from here to the Ponița saddle.

Pietroasa-Arieșeni

We climb to the top from the saddle, then start to descend at the Vârtop peak to the wood path, which takes us down through the Poienița houses, Vârtop glade and Vârtop saddle. We are at 1195 m height on the DN75 road, at the 27 km, 10 km away from Arieșeni at the Vârtop saddle. The 1st main ridge is followed by the

Stâna de Vale-Vărășoaia Vârtop saddle-Bihorul peak Vărășoaia lake, Photo: Hám Péter Vărășoaia lake, Photo: Hám Péter Vărășoaia lake, Photo: Hám Péter Bălileasa glade, Photo: Hám Péter Bălileasa glade, Photo: Hám Péter Bălileasa glade, Photo: Hám Péter Bălileasa glade, Photo: Hám Péter Glăvoi, Photo: WR Glăvoi, Photo: WR Glăvoi, Photo: WR Glăvoi, Photo: WR Glăvoi, Photo: Hám Péter Glăvoi, Photo: Salvamont Oradea The way to Vertop saddle, Photo: Salvamont Oradea Near Bortig saddle, Photo: Salvamont Oradea Near Bortig saddle, Photo: Hám Péter Near Bortig saddle, Photo: Hám Péter The way to Vertop saddle, Photo: Salvamont Oradea Ponita saddle, Photo: Hám Péter Vertop saddle, Photo: Cristian Vârciu Vertop saddle, Photo: WR Vertop saddle, Photo: WR Vertop saddle, Photo: WR

Accomodation in Vartop saddle

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