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

Retezat

Pietrele lodge - Peleaga saddle

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GPS Coordinates:
45,38873 N, 22,89565 E

Duration: 3 - 4 h
Length:6 km
Height difference: +800 m / -100 m
Note: Dangerous in the winter

The route starts from Chalet Pietrele (1480 m) along with blue band and red triangle to Lake Galeș. In the forest, 5 minutes from the cottage, leave to left:

Pietrele - Vârful Mare

After a long hike the trail goes to the Soarele glade. Here he leaves us

Pietrele-Bucura Lake

We descend into the Pietrele valley, cross a footbridge and start a tall ascent on the peak between Pietrele Valley and Valea Rea.

We climb up through glade, springs, and we are approaching the Rea valley with tumultuous water over boulders. We are climbing of the first ice rink. The route follows the valley line up to the upper part of the Rea valley. Almost to the walls of the Păpușa, comes the red cross from Lake Galeș.

Gales lake - Peleaga saddle

Climb along with the red cross goes up to Pelegii saddle (2285 m), where we meet:

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