Climbing in Romania

Tina -the climbing dog, Arpasel ridge, Fagaras Mountains

“So, back on 2 April 2006… At 5.30 am we started our approach, leaving Balea and Paltinu Chalet behind. It was me, Corina and… a small black dog full of energy. ” (… read more )


Furcile, Bucegi Mountains

Furcile (4A, 6-, 5+ A0) is the first ”vertical” climbing route opened in Romania, Bucegi Mountains in the N face of Galbenele Wall (250 m height).  It was first climbed in October 1935 by 3 pioneers of our alpinism: Niculae Baticu, Ion Trandafir and Dan Popescu with only 7 pegs ! (… read more



Lespezi-Caltun North Wall, Fagaras Mountains 

“On 11 March 2012, we’ve climbed Lespezi-Caltun North Wall, situated in Fagaras Mountains. Silvia was leading for all the 6 or 7 pitches of mixed ground until the top (Lespezi peak-2517 m). Not too difficult, but not very easy either.” (… read more)


Coltul Balaceni, Fagaras Mountains

“During 31 Dec-02 Jan 2012 we enjoyed a small vacation and did some winter climbing in this remote and special place from Romania…” (…read more


Arpasel-Vartopel (W-E), Fagaras Mountains

“… is the most technical part of the main ridge of Fagaras Mountains. You can either climb it from W-E (as we did it, and it’s the most demanding) or from E-W…” (…read more )


Ice climbing at Balea Lake

“On 19 Nov 2011 we’ve been out in Fagaras Mountains again. This time, for playing with our ice-axes and crampons. There is a ice-fall next to Balea Lake. Not huge, but enough for us to taste again the ice.” (…read more)


My rock climbing videos:

Lespezile Lirei, Piatra Craiului

Vulturul, Piatra Craiului

Fisura Cenusie din Turnurile Dianei, Piatra Craiului

Muchia Coloanelor, Orga Mare, Piatra Craiului

Traseul Surplombelor, Piatra Craiului

Fisura Surducului Mare, Bicaz

Santinela de la Gatul Iadului, Bicaz

Muchia Mare, Fagaras Mountains

Turnul Ascutit, Cheile Turzii

Madona Neagra, Cheile Turzii

Csipkes, Peretele Suspendat, Cheile Turzii

Memorial Jenci Bacsi, Cheile Turzii

Fisura Insorita, Fisura Rasucita, Bucegi Mountains

Fluturele de Piatra, Bucegi Mountains

Inominata, Bucegi Mountains

Poseidon, Bucegi Mountains

Scorpionul, Bucegi Mountains

Traseul Sperantelor, Bucegi Mountains

Pasarea Poenix, Buila-Vanturarita