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

Făgăraș
Hiking trails, Făgăraș

Scării saddle-Suru saddle

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GPS Coordinates:
45,58092 N, 24,46570 E

Duration: 4 - 4 1/2 h
Length:8.5 km
Height difference: +700/-750 m
Note: Dangerous in the winter

Trail red streak that coming from Negoi peak, and from Scării saddle we head towards peak Puha (2177m.) We go round Vârful Scărișoara (2261m) and climb to Vârful Scara (2306m) from where we get a beutifull view on the surrounding mountains.

We descend to the saddle just below the top meet:

Bărcaciu cottage - Ciortea East peak

We go round peak Gârbova (2187m) and reach another saddle (2140m).Then we descend to lake Avrig. A trail travels to

Bărcaciu cottage-Avrig lake

We climb across masses of fallen rock to Portița Avrigului (2178m.) Here the path turns right. We keep climbing and reach another saddle, from where winding roads take us to Muntele Budislavu, 2371m. We have a clear view on the trapezium shaped Suru mountain with its two peaks: Suru and Capul Surului. We descend from the peak to saddle Budislavu (2200m). We travel under the Suru peaks and after a two hour walk from lake Avrig we reach Saddle Suru (2110m). This is where the trail starts to

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