Pasul Ciumarna, a paved road in the Carpathians mountains

Ciumarna pass is a mountain pass at an elevation of 1.109m (3,638ft) above the sea level, located in Suceava County, in the historical region of Bukovina, in north-eastern Romania.

Pasul Ciumarna

Located in the Obcina Mare range of the Carpathians mountains, the road to the summit is paved but steep. It’s called DN17A. The surface of the road is pretty bad, and there’s a collection of hairpins.

The road to the summit runs from the town of Ciumârna towards Sucevița. To reach the pass, starting from Moldovita, the ascent is 15 km long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 587 meters. The average percentage is 3.9 %.