Retezat National Park (Romania)

13. September 2016 Travel Journal 0
It’s mid autumn and I decided to go with a group of friends and  climb one of the 2500m peak of the country. I’ve been trying for a while to get to Retezat Mountains with its highest point in Peleaga Peak. Situated in Southern Carpathians the mountain was formed by glaciers in Pleistocene era and ...

Marrakech and Jebel Toubkal – 4167m (Morocco)

13. September 2016 Travel Journal 0
Big plans for the year 2014 and as my birthday was close I thought it wouldn’t be a better present than a trip to Africa in High Atlas. I have been before in Morocco but just to visit Marrakech and even though at first I was a bit shocked in the end I felt in ...

Negoiu Peak 2535m – Fagaras Mountains (Romania)

13. September 2016 Travel Journal 0
Situated in Southern Carpathians Fagaras Mountains are the highest mountains in Romania. With eight peaks over 2500m and many glacier lakes these are a major attraction for both local and foreigner tourist. Our plan was to climb the second highest peak – Negoiu. There are many routes for reaching the top but the most popular ...

Piatra Mica Peak – 1816m (Romania)

13. September 2016 Travel Journal 0
The year 2011 comes to an end and we need to get away from the city before all the holidays rush comes. We wanted to go somewhere close and there isn’t a better destination than Piatra Craiului Mountain. We head off to Zarnesti, the starting point of our trek. The closer we got to the ...

Omu Peak 2505m – Bucegi Mountains (Romania)

13. September 2016 Travel Journal 0
One of the 14th peaks over 2500m in Romania, Omu takes the 11th place. In the summer of 2010 we decided to head out and conquer it. If you’re planning to get on top in the same day is a must that you leave early in the morning as the traffic on E60 road drives ...

Rarau Mountains (Romania) – February 2011

12. September 2016 Travel Journal 0
Winter season is coming to an end so I decided to do one more climb before waiting for the summer. I got in touch with my mountaineering club and they were heading north in Moldova so I joined them. At 9pm on the 25th we were in the train ready to start our journey. After ...

Ceahlau – Toaca Peak (Romania)

12. September 2016 Travel Journal 0
I remember as it was yesterday even though it has been almost 12 years. My first mountain trip. We had no experience or knowledge about buying the proper gear. All I had was a cheap backpack, a tent, which later on I was going to find out is not waterproof, and day to day clothes. ...