Retezat Mountains are located in the western of the South Carpathians, being known by varied flora and myriad lakes.

Retezat

Gales lake - Peleaga saddle

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GPS Coordinates:
45,37794 N, 22,90816 E

Duration: 1 1/2 h
Length:2.5 km
Height difference: -50/+350 m
Note: Dangerous in the winter

Our route starts next to Lake Galeș, from the red triangle, a trail coming from Pietrele chalet

Pietrele - Vârful Mare

After the lake passes, our marker goes up to the Zanoagelor (2270 m) saddle. Let's go to the right Găile Găineșului Gables, and we go down approx. 100 m, in the Rea Valley, where we pass from Tăurile area in Valea Rea, the largest is Tăul Mare (2140m).

Soon we meet with

Pietrele lodge - Peleaga saddle

Headed by the two markers we head to Pelegii saddle (2285 m). In continuous climb, we roll slightly to the left and the saddle appears in front of us. We arrive in the middle of the saddle, where we meet:

Bucura Lake - Custura peak Porțile Închise Baleia - Vârful Mare saddle Poiana glade - Pelegii saddle

In the southern part of the saddle shown and Lake Peleaga.

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