Fagaras Mountains are the largest and highest mountains of the Southern Carpathians.

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Bărcaciu cottage - Ciortea East peak

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GPS Coordinates:
45,59832 N, 24,49793 E

Duration: 4-5 h
Length: 6 km
Height difference: +1000/-150 m
Note: Dangerous in the winter

The red cross trail starts at Cabana Bărcaciu. We go past the spring that provides water for the tourist lodge and we start climbing on a side range of Bărcaciu. The next step is Scărișoara and we reach the source of Auristei river. So far we have done 2 1 hours of walking.

After about another 10 minutes we are already climbing on the clefty section of Tarniței. Then we cross masses of fallen rocks and around 15-20 minutes later we reach the main crest below peak Scara. Here arrive:

Scării saddle-Suru saddle

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