Area name: Southern Carpathians
Date of the ride: 15-Aug-2012
Length (km): 90.0
Elevation gain (m): 2940
Technical difficulty: ●●
GPS tracklog: download
Overview of mountain biking route:
MTB route Moldoveanu is situated in Făgăraș Mountains on Southern Carpathians mountain in Argeș County. Moldoveanu is the highest peak of Romania at elevation of 2544m over the sea level. First section of the route is placed on the unpaved road and than follows the ride on a short carriageway section. Due to many steep ups & downs the last 8 km to Moldoveanu peak is for hiking only. Hiking path at the ridge is labeled. Despite total length of 90km the complete trail is fast. At the end of unpaved section there are clean water streams. The last section leading back to Nucsoara village along the ridge is placed on the rocky carriageway. GPS with uploaded route is a must.
Getting there: Europe, Romania, Bucharest, Argeș County, Pitesti, Nucsoara.
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