From DN 72A national road walk through Cetatuia hamlet and follow the road along Coman Valley for 3.9 km. Turn right on Fias Valley and after 1.9 km turn left on Stanii Valley. Follow the dirt road for 1.2 km and continue another 660 m to the intersection of Stanii and Olane valleys. Climb steeply on Muchia Domneasca edge to a large meadow at an elevation of about 1,320 m. From here a variant of the trail continues to Leaota Peak (from the meadow on Mount Marginea Domneasca at about 1,320 m) and you climb about 550 m into a clearing and then another 400 m into the alpine meadows. Climb about 1 km below Romanescu Peak and follow the contour line to the right to reach the dirt road that you follow for 5.9 km to Leaota Peak that you can climb straight up or follow the route on the road to the lake and then up on the peak. Turn right, descend through the meadow and then through the forest into a long meadow on Gavane plain, turn left and descend into Marginea Domneasca stream. Cross the water and climb steeply up below the saddle beneath Stana de Piatra. A variant of the trail climbs into the saddle. You turn right and in 15-20 minutes reach the contour line at Leaota Hut.