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

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Hiking trails, Făgăraș

Zârnei saddle-Fereastra Mare a Sâmbetei

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GPS Coordinates:
45,59211 N, 24,84440 E

Duration: 3 h
Length:8.5 km
Height difference: +500/-350 m
Note: Dangerous in the winter

Trail red streak that coming from Lerescu saddle, at the Curmătura Zârnei goes up and down for about an hour. We clim to Vîrful Zârna, 2216m, go around Vârful la Fundul Bândei and we reach the main ridge. The section to follow is a difficult one, we have to cross a number of passes below the rock. Turning right it travels to

Portița Iezerului - Urlea lake - Mosu saddle

We go around peak Urlea and reach Curmătura Mogoșului, 2344m. From here goes the blue triangle marking:

Urlea glade - Mogoșului saddle

We go round Vârful lui Mogoș, 2305m nad half an hour later we reach Cheia Bândei, 2383m. Here arrive:

La Cruce - Cheia Bândei Lisa - Cheia Bândei

We go past five peaks and reach Fereastra Mare a Sâmbetei, where are meeting more markings

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