Touristik Label - 1 Predeal - Clabucetul Baiului - Baiului Saddle

Trail from Predeal to Diham Hut.
Trail 15 (blue stripe) is a simple route that does not require much effort or training, accessible to ordinary people, with 500 m difference in elevation. The path climbs on Clabucetul Baiului where you can see the steep eastern slope of the Bucegi Mountains with Bucsoiu Peak, Morarului Fangs and Obarsiei Fangs, and continues towards Grecului Saddle, from where it runs parallel to trails 13 and 14 to Baiului Saddle. From here, you can continue to Diham Hut.
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Trail Details

Difficulty
medium
Distance
9,90km
Duration
2:30-3:00h
Ascent
480m
Descent
150m
Peak
1427m

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Directions

From Predeal walk along DN73A national road, go past Valea Rasnoavei military unit and from Valea Leucii valley climb to Culmea Clabucetul Baiului ridge (southeast) on an old mining road. Walk aross a long meadow and get out through the forest on the eastern slope of Muntele Leuca Mare Mountain, where you meet Trail 14. Continue along the clear path and in 10-15 minutes time you are in Saua Grecului saddle, where you cross Trails 13 and 14. Continue to Varful Leuca Mica peak, walk around it on the trail on the southern slope and before Dihamul Militar unit meet Trail 16 and continue to Saua Baiului saddle (connection with Trails 12, 18, 45).

Stages

Predeal - Culmea Clăbucetul Baiului - Dihamul Militar - Şaua Baiului (1354 m).

Description

Apart from the winter season, when it becomes an important attraction for skiers, Predeal is also a place full of history. Located at the border between Muntenia and Transylvania, Predeal was born as a railway junction established by the convention of May 31, 1874 between Romania and Austro-Hungary on the Ploiesti-Brasov route. Due to its geographic, climatic and aesthetic peculiarities, Predeal has great tourist potential, with many mountain trails, being also the highest urban settlement in the country. One of the trails is that to Baiului Saddle through Clabucetul Baiului (blue stripe).

Clabucetul Baiului, situated at the western end of the Bucegi, above Azuga and Predeal is a peak that offers wonderful views of the surrounding massifs all year round. From here you can see the steep easter slope of the Bucegi Mountains with Bucsoiu Peak, Morarului fangs and Obarsiei Fangs, the plateau of Piatra Mare Massif and Neamtului - Garbova Mountains.

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