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

Retezat

Peleaga glade - Peleaga saddle

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GPS Coordinates:
45,36055 N, 22,90663 E

Duration: 3 h
Length:5 km
Height difference: +670 m
Note: Dangerous in the winter

Our route starts from Poiana Pelegii with the blue triangle and climbs slightly on the right bank of the Peleaga brook. It crosses Poiana Păpăușii sheepfold and the confluence of Peleguța valley, the right tributary of the valley, left in our direction.

After a further 150 m difference in level at the place called "La Cotroana" leaves us the blue triangle

Baleia hostel - Peleaga glade

Our route climbs an area with stone slabs to Peleaga (Ghimpele) lake at an altitude of 2122 m.

After a short-lived short walk follows a last climb to Peleaga saddle (2285 m) Here is a meeting point for several routes.

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