Șuncuiuș is a locality situated in Bihor county, with a population of 1777 inhabitants.

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Șuncuiuș - Batranului cave

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GPS Coordinates:
46,93467 N, 22,47698 E

Duration: 3-3 1/2 h
Length: 8 km
Height difference: +400 m / -100 m
Note: Way, practicable all the year

The blaze starts at the bridge of the Crișul Repede. The red and blue triangle goes through the bridge, where we are left by them at the left side

Vadu Crisului - Misid vale.

Our blaze goes on the main street of Suncuius settlement. At the left side, at the foot of a rock wall, there appears the muddy water of Izbândiș emmergence. Right from the spring, in the rock wall we can find the cave called Izbândiș cave both being part of the Vântului cave system. Here we can find table, banches as well as a proper accomodation for the tourists.

Upwards, the dry valley is called the Zapoge. Circa 100m and our path turns right and starts climbing upwards, passing by the farms, whereas we get a beautiful view on Suncuius and the surrounding mountains.

We get to a springlet, where we are left by

Peștera Vadu Crișului - Șuncuiuș

We get to the Pojorâta and Deal alpic farms, which we go through. We get to a crossing, where our path turns right, then starts descending, crossing a dolina/ smaller hill and gets to a newer farm. We turn sharply right and go upwards on a hard slope, up to the Cross hill ( dealul Crucii). The sight is beautiful, with amazing views, carstic creatures. Soon we are guided by the

Vadu Crișului cave - Batranului cave

From here we descend to the Bătrânului cave

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