Enormous Masses of icy snow digged huge glaciar holes, the tongues of glaciers flowing down the valley like gigantic rivers and their prints are still to be seen at every step you take. The network of marked tourist path in the Retezat Mountains, relatively dense (about 25 altogether)and well kept, ensure the tourists the acces on routes of different degrees of dificulty to objectives of great tourist interest, including the gratest part of the peaks higher than 2200 meters, was recommended by specialists for watching the total sun eclips on August 11 1999. (Want the whole story, do not hazitate and write me.)
|Best months for climbing:||Jan, Jun, Jul, Aug, Nov, Dec|
|Nearest major airport:||Int. Air. Timisoara|
|Convenient Center:||Hateg, Petrosani, Simeria, Deva|
Thanks to Eugen R. Toma-Jianu for adding this peak.
There are 3 trip reports for Mount Retezat.
- Log #13141 - by m.mitov on May 14, 2003it was very riany period, but very nice....
- Log #13142 - by Denes Alexandru on Apr 28, 2002To all who may concern, the actual height of this peak is a more respectable 2484 m, as it is written on maps and on the summit pole. A nice steep climb, and a superb view of at least 3 lakes, plus...
- Log #13143 - by Constantin O. Muntean on July 23, 2000My favorite Mountain range in Romania. I used to spend at least a week every year since 1991 till 1994 in these mountains. I love'em.