Varful Vlădeasa

Driving the wild Varful Vlădeasa

Varful Vlădeasa is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 1.828m (6,000ft) above the sea level, located in Cluj county, in northwestern Romania. It’sone of the highest roads of the country.

Located in the Apuseni Mountains, this infamous gravel road to the summit is bumped. It is subject to winter snowfalls with such a high summit altitude, and it can be closed anytime when the access is not cleared of snow. Make sure you get your vehicle and yourself well-prepared before driving this road. 4wd vehicle required. Stay away if you're scared of heights. Expect a trail pretty steep. Proper preparation is essential to having a safe, enjoyable trip on this road. At the summit there’s a meteorological Station known as Stația Meteorologică Vlădeasa 1800.
Pic: Adriana Giurcă


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