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MN17 - The map of BIHORULUI Mountains

18,00 RON

Where to buy


The Bihor-Padis Mountains are located in the central part of ​​the Apuseni Mountains, bordered by the Vladeasa Mountains to the north, the Gilau Mountains to the north-east, Muntele Mare to the east, the Metaliferi Mountains to the south and south-east, the Codru Moma Mountains to the west, and Beius Depression to the northwest.

There are numerous gorges, caves, sinkholes and karst springs, this area of ​​the country being representative for karst topography. The highest elevation is reached on Curcubata Mare Peak, 1849 m, also known as Bihor Peak. Besides the highest peak, other peaks attracting the attention of hiking enthusiasts are: Curcubata Mica Peak, Piatra Graitoare Peak, Mount Gaina Cruce.

There are also several famous natural attractions in this area, such as: Ponor Fortress, Scarisoara Ice Cave, Bears’ Cave, Vartop Ice Cave, Radeasa Fortress, the Lost World Karst Plateau or the Rusty Pit. Other less known sights that can be visited are: Ionel's Gate Cave, Bihor Gates Cave, Ordancusa Gorge, Varciorog Waterfall or Patrahaitesti Waterfall.


The map of Bihorului Mountains (MN17) is the 17th map of the new Muntii Nostri collection.

The map was edited using the latest mapping techniques and it was printed on moisture resistant paper. It is easy to read and simple to use due to the mapping styles, specific to Schubert & Franzke company, and as a result of practical information structuring. It is handy and everything is exactly where it should be. The map is useful for both hiking enthusiasts and professionals.

The Padis Plateau area was digitized at a more detailed scale: 1 : 25 000.

All the trails have been recorded in the field using a GPS. They are described in detail in both Romanian and English, some trails having representative images attached to them. Each trail has a technical box containing: trail marking checked in the field, trail route, profile with major landmarks, data on difficulty, length, total ascent, total descent, round-trip time, practicability depending on the season and so on. The map also contains the UTM grid, a projected coordinate metric system useful in the quick measurement of distances on the map. Shading and contour lines highlight the landscape and facilitate orientation.

The application created for iOS and Android will dissipate the nostalgic aura of the map, giving the product the technical complexity required for this century.

Enjoy this map up on the sunny peaks of Bihorului Mountains, scrutinizing the horizon for the neighboring peaks, which will soon give the names of the following maps of Muntii Nostri hiking map collection.

Where to buy

Stores and book-stores where you can buy the map:


Alti Sport Impex, Cluj-Napoca, Bd. 21 Decembrie 1989 nr.7/9 (str. David Francisc colt cu str. Brassai in spatele Magazinului Sora),  0264590743

Libraria Gaudeamus, Cluj-Napoca, str. Iuliu Maniu nr. 3; 0264439281

Libraria Flower Power, Sinaia, str. Carol I, nr. 45

Libraria Bookstory, Cluj-Napoca, Bd. Eroilor nr. 6-8; 0244  310  429, 0364 143 573

Libraria St. O. Iosif,  Brasov, str. Muresenilor nr. 14; 0268477703

Magazin Matop,  Cluj-Napoca, str. Sighisoarei nr. 11, ap.25, demisol; 0264436343

Magazin Nootka, Cluj-Napoca, str. Dacia nr. 1; 0264433946

Libraria Mihai Eminescu, Bucuresti, Bd. Regina Elisabeta nr. 16 sector 3; 0213142383

Magazin Montrek Sport, Bucuresti, str. Dr. Raureanu nr. 8 sector 5; 0213159258

Libraria Erasmus, Sibiu, Piata Mare nr. 7; Medias, str. George Enescu nr. 8 ;  0269221060

Librariile Humanitas,  Bucuresti, Piaţa Presei Libere nr. 1; 0214088366

Grupul Librarium, Bucuresti, Splaiul Independentei nr. 315-319 sector 6; 0213142010

Pro Alpin, Brasov, str. De Mijloc nr. 6, jud. Brasov  

Alpin Expe SRL, Oradea, str. Mihail Kogalniceanu nr. 66

Pravalia cu carti,  Constanta, B-dul Tomis nr. 307  

Kingsara SRL, B-dul. Pacii, Bl. 4, Lupeni,  jud. Hunedoara

Libraria Sabin Opreanu, Baile Herculane, Piata 1 Mai, Nr. 3; 0255560531

Piata de carte, Otopeni, str. 1 Mai nr. 63A, jud. Ilfov