23 June 2024

Women’s Hike through Poiana Trandafirilor to Țara Colibelor

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Route

Râu Sadului - Râu Sadului
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Difficulty

Medium

Dear hiker,

Roam the mountains with Nico, singing and having fun, to the crest of the Cindrel Massif and the wonderful land of Țara Colibelor, stopping at the Poiana Trandafirilor Refuge, and then to one of the most welcoming hosts, Grandma Maria, who will win you over from the first moment!

WHERE AND WHEN DO WE MEET?

Sunday, 23.06.24 at 8:45 AM in Sibiu
Location: Kaufland Shopping City Șelimbăr parking lot, with personal cars heading towards Rau Sadului.

ROUTE INFORMATION

Level: medium
Elevation gain: 450 m – 500 m
Distance: 10 km
Duration: 7-8 hours

At 9:30 AM, we will start the actual climb from the Sadu II Reservoir towards Poiana Trandafirilor, following the crest trail to Dealul Drăguț through Șaua Târnova. From there, we will descend on a shortcut through the “Secaturi” area to Grandma Maria’s cabin, then follow an unmarked picturesque trail among orchards and cabins.
Lunch will be at Grandma Maria’s cabin, and the cost will be paid separately from the ticket price directly to Grandma Maria upon arrival. The lunch will include traditional food: cheese with polenta and sausages or meat, pickles, doughnuts, local spirits, syrup, or coffee. This lunch served in the heart of the Țara Colibelor community encourages locals to preserve their customs and traditions and helps develop tourism in the Rau Sadului commune.
Those who sign up for this program must also make a firm reservation for lunch no later than two days before the event at the guide’s number: 0742667196.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

Spare shirts, socks, and pants, high-ankle mountain boots, raincoats, waterproof jackets and pants, hiking poles (recommended), hat, and sunscreen, whistle, water bottle (at least 1 liter), snacks for the trail.

COSTS

70 lei per person for the hike.
Optional: 65 lei for shepherd’s lunch at Grandma Maria’s cabin.
The age limit is 16 years. Exceptions can be made on a case-by-case basis.

GUIDE

Nicoleta Ocneriu – mountain guide
Contact: 0742 667 196

Note:

– The route configuration and length will be adjusted according to weather conditions and the homogeneity/heterogeneity of the group.
– The organizer (guide) reserves the right to refuse participants who are not appropriately equipped or who have inadequate physical condition.
– Tours are conducted under safe conditions and with a minimum number of participants. The organizer reserves the right to reschedule or cancel tours without prior notice if these conditions are not met.
– Ticket refunds are only provided in case the organizer (guide) cancels the hike.

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By participating in this event, I consent to being photographed. I acknowledge that the photos may be used for promotional purposes, both online and in printed materials, within the “Anii Drumeției” Program to promote it. I declare under my own responsibility that, to the best of my knowledge, I am physically capable of sustained physical effort during hiking events without jeopardizing my health in any way. My participation in this event is entirely voluntary, understanding the associated risks to which I expose myself.
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The “Anii Drumeției” Program is initiated and funded by the Sibiu County Council in collaboration with the Sibiu County Tourism Association. Its main purpose is to improve hiking infrastructure in the county and promote activities specific to ecotourism.

The date of the hike

23 June 2024

Starting point

Kaufland Șelimbăr

Departure time

08:45

Duration of the hike

7 - 8 ore

Difficulty

Medium

Cost / person

70 lei