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

Făgăraș
Hiking trails, Făgăraș

Suru saddle-Corbului saddle

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GPS Coordinates:
45,58344 N, 24,38228 E

Duration: 2-2 1/2 h
Length:7 km
Height difference: -550 m
Note: Practicable all the year

From Surus saddle, we follow the mark the red band that comes from the Scale saddle and we pass by the Gavanu Peak (2135m) and we get over the Gavan's Hearth. We cross the last peak of over 2000 m, the Moașa Peak (2034 m), and soon we find the mark

Greblești-Apa Cumpănită

Our marked trail and blue triangle leads us downhill to Apa Cumpanita saddle (18707m) where we leave the blue triangle. We go further and a swift ascent takes us to the Tătarul Peak (1890m), where we descend to the Curmătura Tătarului. Pick up some peaks and get back on the ridge. We follow the trail in the descent. Before the Chica Pietrelor (1649m), the red strip markings end in the Corbului saddle. It can continue on

Turnu Roșu-Chica Pietrelor

We go round Chica Pietrelor peak walk on the ridge for a short time, cross a number of clearings and start descending on Muchia Plăiețului hill. Leaving the hill behind a rugged descend leads us to Olt valley. There is a train station here as well as a highway.

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