Elevation (feet): 8,350
Elevation (meters): 2,545
Continent: Europe
Country: Romania
Range/Region: Transylvanian Alps
Latitude: 45.59979
Longitude: 24.73619
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Feb, Mar, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Sibiu
Convenient Center: Victoria

Thanks to Adi Valean and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

This is peak it's situated in eastern Europe, in Romania, in Fagaras mountains. Best for climbing this mountain are august and September, but a spectacular and relativ technical climb is in the winter , in February or March. In the winter wether condition could be extreme with 100-130km/h winds and -20 to -30 degrees Celsius, but it's nice. In the summer it's a easy route.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 7 trip reports for Moldoveanu.

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  • Log #22412 - by Sven Bugarski on Sep 25, 2013
    After landing in Bucharest, we (a party of two) took a rental car at the airport and drove in the night to the moutain, which was without any problems. We slept a few hours until the sun had risen...
  • Log #20201 - by David Adamson on Sep 27, 2006
    An easy, but rewarding peak, at least the way we did it. We were a group of 13 young people (19 & under) and 4 adutls. We started in Started at Victoria Strand (approx 550 m) and used the blue &...
  • Log #13688 - by Alin Tutac on Aug 08, 2003
    Moldoveanu Peak yhe higest peak in romania gives you an inexplicabil feeling,while you are climbing Vistea Mare a hard session before the final part.You need to be there to know and experience this...
  • Log #13689 - by Denes Alexandru on July 15, 2002
    It's a nice climb( 22 m) from Vistea Mare, its' nearby neighbour, although rather difficult if you have a rucksack.The view was superb, the weather was unusually clear for Fagaras, and I could see as...
  • Log #13690 - by Nae Scripcariu on July 08, 2002
    We spent the night at Valea cu Pesti and left for the peak at 6 AM. Entered the Buda Valley (key for the barier is kept at the nearby cotage) and drove up about 6 km till the place where the road was...
  • Log #13691 - by Adi on Jan 22, 2001
    solo attempt 20-feb-1998...
  • Log #13692 - by Adi Valean on Jan 27, 2000
    This is a highest peak in Roumania, eastern Europe. It is situated in Fagaras mountains , in central zone of the country. A description for this peak it' s shown below: from peak-to the...