Trekking map Fagaras (Făgăraş) Mountains
Scale: 1: 60 000
2. Eddition, 2007
Size: 11.5 x 22
Legend: English, Romanian and Hungrarian.
All letterings are in Latin.
1. Trekking / Hiking map of Fagaras (Făgăraş) Mountains.
2. Useful information (English): Landscape, Geological Structure, Waterfalls, Lakes, Mineral waters, Climate, Vegetation, Animal world, How to approach th mountain, Accomodation, Tourist routes, Winter sports, Mountain resque teams
3. Ttrail itinerary suggestions (in English, Romanian, Hungarian language): Trekking trails, trail marking, distance, level rising, Time
The following towns are represented on the map:
(Important for your trip plan!)
1. Avrig, Racovita, Porumbacu de sus, Cartisoara, Victoria, Lisa, Recea
Interesting travel destination
Vf. Moldoveanu, Vf. Negoiu
Lacul Bâlea, Lacul Podragu
Lacul Vidraru , Lacul Râuşor
Information about the Fagaras (Făgăraş) Mountain:
Făgăraş Mountains (Romanian: Munţii Făgăraşului, Hungarian: Fogarasi-havasok) are the highest mountains of the Southern Carpathians, in Romania. The highest peaks are Moldoveanu (2544 m), Negoiu (2535 m), Viştea Mare (2527 m), Lespezi (2522 m), Vânătoarea lui Buteanu (2507 m), and Dara (2501 m).
They are bordered in the north by the Făgăraş Depression, through which the Olt river flows, and in the west by the Olt Valley (Valea Oltului). The city nearest to the mountain range is Făgăraş located 20 km to the north. Other important cities are Braşov and Sibiu.
A road called the Transfăgărăşan is constructed across the Făgăraş Mountains.
You can find many glacier lakes in the Făgăraş Mountains. Bâlea (2034 m, 46,508 m², 11.35 m deep) is the largest lake. The highest lake is in the Hărtopul Leaotei glacial valley. The deepest glacial lake is Podragu (2140 m, 28,550 m²m 15.5 m deep). Other lakes: Urlea (2170 m, 20,150 m²), Capra (2230 m, 18,340 m²).
The Făgăraş Mountains are a very popular hiking, trekking and skiing destination in Romania.
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