- Climb the extraordinary climbing site Cheile Turzii, Transylvania, Romania
- From Friday to Monday (4 days / 3 nights)
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Turda Gorges (Cheile Turzii) exceptional climbing site
Located in the heart of Transylvania, the northwest region of Romania, the natural reservation Cheile Turzii is one of the most important climbing areas in Romania.The gorges are cross from northwest to southeast by the river “Hasdate” and so the left side is exposed south while the right side is facing north.
The site has over 250 climbing routes divided between the two sides. The routes of the left side (facing south) are ideal for climbing early morning hours while the right side routes (facing north) are to be promote for climbing in the afternoon.
The level of difficulty of the routes ranges from 4 to 9 but the majority of the routes have a difficulty level between 5 and 8.
The bigger part of the routes have an average length of 20 meters, but there are also longer routes up to 50m. In short, with a rope of 70 m you can climb on most of the routes of the site.
The site also includes hundreds of great routes ranging from 1 pitch (1 relay) to 11 lengths of rope (10 relays).
Itinerary and schedule
- Here is the list of things to take with you for the trip:
your climbing shoes
money for meals
Day 1 (Friday):
Arrived at Cluj-Napoca airport, a private driver is waiting for you to bring you to the hotel “Pensiunea Laura” near to the climbing site. Enjoy the evening to take a walk around, have a drink / dinner in the bar / restaurant, relax at the hotel’s spa.
Day 2 (Saturday):
After breakfast the climbing instructors will pick you up at the hotel for the morning climb. Indulge yourself on the routes of the southern face under the morning sunlight. At lunch time back to the hotel restaurant or go to the other side of the gorge to reach the restaurants that offer excellent local dishes. After lunch return to the climbing site to climb out of the sun on the routes facing north. In the evening, return to the hotel for dinner and a well deserved rest.
Day 3 (Sunday):
Similar to the day before, enjoy this new day to discover new routes among more than 250 routes of the site.
Day 4 (Monday):
After breakfast the driver picks you up to take you to the airport in time for your return flight.
Photo Gallery, Information and Contact
This trip was designed for you by Serban. For more information about the beautiful climbing site Cheile Turzii we recommend the website of Munteanu Adrian “Zone de escalada sportiva si alpinism din Transilvania“. Although the site is in Romanian the site topo and climbing routes lists are universally understandable