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

Făgăraș
Hiking trails, Făgăraș

Plaiul Foii cottage-Lerescu Mic saddle

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GPS Coordinates:
45,53723 N, 25,17767 E

Duration: 4 1/2 - 5 h
Length: 12 km
Height difference: +11100/-500 m
Note: Practicable all the year

The route marked with red triangle starts Plaiul Foii Cottage, we cross the water and quickly reach a crossroads, from where we go to the left along with blue triangle and blue strip. About 1 km we reach the confluence of Bârsa Tămașului with Runcului valley. From here we climb up to Plaiul Mare and continue to the top of the mountain at Curmătura Foii. Here is a crossroads, with a path marked towards Piatra Craiului. Our road turns to the right and takes us to the Tămașul Mare peak (1735m). After descending from the top, we cross a series of peaks and reach the Curmătura Lerescului Mic (1450m). Here are the markings:

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Plaiul Foii cottage-Rudăriț, Photo: Marius Radu

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