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[2015-07-01_15] Scotland

Prologue. Why Scotland? (After a bit of rain, shortly before sunset and without any accommodation plans) Dorian: “We are here because you wanted to!” Andra: “And isn’t it beautiful!” When I decided to move from London to Bucharest I had a clause: spend some time in Scotland. This was the place that before moving to …

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[2013 April 27] Late winter in Retezat

Date: April 27th-30th Location: Retezat Participants: Vlad, Dorian It seems ages since I last wrote something on the blog, though almost no weekend has passed without having the free attitude towards life. I wanted to go for a short vacation in Retezat to see how it looks like on snow and the odds were best few days after …

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[2012 July 7 ] Braul de mijloc (Marele grohotis – Anghelide)

Date: July 7th 2012 Location: Piatra Craiului Participants: Vlad, Dorian It seems too much time has passed since my first trip in the mountains. Ever since, I have created ambitions more from a childish curiosity mixed with thorough planning, all this leading to a great satisfaction. In no way has this satisfaction been described or …

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[2012 Martie 17-18] Schi de tura Hasmas

Date: 17-18 Martie 2012 Location: Hasmas, Balan Participants: Andra, Dorian It was a long planned trip, the kind you dream of for a long time until you finally get to do it. Even if it is late March we took the skis and went for one of the best trips on skis. Hasmas and Miercurea Ciuc area is known …

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[2012 February 11-18] Ski in Zillertal (Finkenberg)

Date: 11-18 February 2011 Location: Finkenberg, Austria Participants: Andra, Mira, Iulia, Alex, Popica, Dorian It was high time we had that one week intensive skiing activity. This time with some efforts and last moment changes we managed to get to Finkenberg in the Zillertal region where we were eager to ski on the Hintertux and adjacent regions. We …

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[2011 Decembrie 2-3] Piatra Singuratica

  Date: 02-03 December 2011 Location: Hasmas, Balan Participants: Andra, Flory, Vlad, Dorian It might seem hard to find new and challenging places in the ones you think you know for your whole life. It is the same feeling with Balan and Piatra Singuratica for me. I was quite impressed to see it as “little Piatra Craiului”, with …

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[2011 September 25] Braul Cioranga

Date: September 25th 2011 Location: Piatra Craiului Mountains Participants: Andra, Vlad, Dorian Duration: exactly 8h Six o’clock. Too early, back to sleep. 7:30 now there’s light outside so I guess we should wake up have a great breakfast and go for the track we were planning. This is what actually is stated in http://dorianhodorogea.ro/2011/08/02/piatra-craiului-braul-cioranga-mare-8-9-iulie-2011/ where the track refers to “Valcelul cu …

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[2011 September 24] Traseul Anghelide

Date: September 24th 2011 Location: Piatra Craiului Mountains Participants: Andra, Vlad, Dorian Duration: 8h It didn’t take us long before we considered looking into another track. The weather was marginally optimistic, so we took our gear and went for it on Saturday morning. At almost 11 o’clock we are in Plaiu Foii where we left …

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[2010 July 30-31] Piatra Craiului – Padina lui Calinet

Date: 30-31 July 2010 Location: Piatra Craiului Participants: Andra, Flory, Vlad, Dorian   It takes a lot of madness and a grain of stupidity to go on an unmarked track, specifically when you don’t know too much about it. And so we started in Plaiu Foii on a great Sunday morning when sun was shining …

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[2011 August 27-28] Padina Lancii

  Date: 27-28 August 2011 Location: Piatra Craiului mountains Participants: Andra Dorian Duration: 6h+4h We could not miss such a great weather weekend. Few were the days when looking at meteoblue.com, were we able to see clear sky with bright shining sun. So we decided to go on one of the tracks that were on our priority list. …