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

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Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Fereastra Mare

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GPS Coordinates:
45,60930 N, 24,79467 E

Duration: 2 1/2 - 3 h
Length: 4 km
Height difference: +800 m / -30m
Note: Dangerous in the winter

The slightly ascending route starts at the Valea Sâmbetei chalet. Once we cross the stream winding roads take us to Izvorul Doamnei spring. Another 45 minutes and we reach the edge of the glacial valley.

There is a cross at 1750m height where two other roads meet

La Cruce - under Cheia Bândei peak Sâmbăta valley - La Cruce

A steep rise leads us to the 2188m high Fereastra Mare a Sambetei, where the trails marking the ridge are to be found.

Fereastra Mare a Sâmbetei - Podragu saddle Zârnei saddle - Fereastra Mare a Sâmbetei Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Răcorele saddle, Photo: Dénes László Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Răcorele saddle, Photo: Paul Ion Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Răcorele saddle, Photo: Adrian Stanbeca Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Răcorele saddle, Photo: Paul Ion Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Răcorele saddle, Photo: Paul Ion Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Răcorele saddle, Photo: Bereczki Barna Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Răcorele saddle, Photo: Bereczki Barna Sâmbăta de Jos-Valea Sâmbetei chalet, Photo: Paul Ion Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Fereastra Mare, Photó: Paul Ion, Photo: Paul Ion Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Fereastra Mare, Photó: Paul Ion, Photo: Paul Ion Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Fereastra Mare, Photó: Paul Ion, Photo: Paul Ion Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Fereastra Mare, Photó: Paul Ion, Photo: Paul Ion Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Fereastra Mare, Photó: Bereczki Barna, Photo: Bereczki Barna Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Fereastra Mare, Photó: Bereczki Barna, Photo: Bereczki Barna Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Fereastra Mare, Photó: Bereczki Barna, Photo: Bereczki Barna Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Fereastra Mare, Photó: Bereczki Barna, Photo: Bereczki Barna Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Fereastra Mare, Photó: Dénes László, Photo: Dénes László Valea Sâmbetei chalet - Fereastra Mare, Photó: Paul Ion, Photo: Paul Ion

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