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

Făgăraș
Hiking trails, Făgăraș

Călțun lake - Tunnel Transfăgărășan

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GPS Coordinates:
45,58207 N, 24,59032 E

Duration: 3 h
Length:5 km
Height difference: +400/-500 m
Note: Dangerous in the winter

The blue cross trails start at Lacul Călțun (2135m). It travels on the southern rage of Lăițelu mountain and takes us to Paltinul cauldron. Once we cross Izvorul Paltinului brook on a rockier area we meet the red dot trail

Piscul Negru-Paltinului saddle

It accompanies us for a while until we turn right. the red dot trail goes around the cauldron and climbs to the feet of Paltinul. It crosses a rockier section intersected by many brooklets and travels to our destination, to the tunel from transfagarasan road. Capra tourist lodge is 30 minutes away from here, while the Balea tourist lodge is at 20 minutes walk.

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