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

Făgăraș
Hiking trails, Făgăraș

Caprei saddle-Negoiu peak

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GPS Coordinates:
45,58611 N, 24,58046 E

Duration: 4 1/2 - 5 h
Length: 7 km
Height difference: +800/-600 m
Note: Dangerous in the winter

Trail red streak that coming from Podragu saddle, at the Capra saddle we go towards Fereastra Bâlei Here arrive:

Tunnel Transfăgărășan south - Balea saddle

and then Paltinu saddle. Here we meet a trail traveling to

Bâlea Lake - Paltinului saddle

We go south and reach an area full of springs. Another trail this time to

Piscul Negru-Paltinului saddle

Then we reach a section with strings. Crossing an area between rocks we reach Șaua Doamnei dominated by Lăița (2397m) peak.

We go round the peak reach a saddle, descend below the ridge, another stringed area and after a somewhat more difficult winding section we reach peak Lăițel (2390m.) A rugged descend into Șaua Lăiței and soon we reach Lacul Călțun with refuge.

Piscul Negru lodge-Călțun lake Călțun lake - Tunnel Transfăgărășan

We keep going north till Portița Călțunului where we meet another trail

Piatra Prânzului - Călțun lake

We cross an area with stone slabs then clim on a winding road until we get a glimps of a cauldron on our left. This leads to Strunga Doamnei accompanied by a yellow streak trail

Bypassing through Strunga Doamnei

We climb to Strunga Dracului and meet the yellow streak trail coming from Strunga Doamnei

15-20 minutes of climbing and we reach Negoiu peak (2535m.)

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