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Mihai Pupeza

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   Born: 17.11.1949, Cluj-Napoca

Of the young generation was noted as a talented climber Mihai Pupeza, who was born in Cluj on the 17th day of November 1949. His parents, passionate singers of the mountain, they took him on to six years on a trip in Rodnei Mountains. Mihai Pupeza is not the master of the sport and we do not believe to have been once included in the "group" republican, but he along with others have shown us what it means practice, through the escalation of in a single day of the three routes to the degree VI (one A and two B). When he was a student, she identified herself to the climbing sports club university — I. P. G. G. Bucharest, where he took part in several alpiniade and competitions, both in summer and winter, given that instructors Dan Vasilescu and Joseph Guests. Like all climbers that have practiced this sport for pleasure, does not have a record of ascents carried out, but he remembers that in 1972, when she was only category II classification, he started the suir the routes from degree VI. In July 1973 he climbed for the first time Crack Blue, repeated, then another 12 times, when the head of the string, when the head changed, making stroke between 3 and 8 hours. Version Crack Blue also climbed it 3-4 times, the head changed. In October 1973 he managed the escalation Route to Hope in less than seven hours. He repeated this way still eight times. The months of august and September of 1974 were spent in the Tatras and along the way, with the climbers czechs, eight trails from degree VI. But the greatest feat occurred in august 1975, when he realized in less than 12 hours the trail of Hope, the Crack Blue and Crack Much Desired; so, he climbed most of the routes of difficulty maximum from the Bucegi mountains, Piatra Craiului mountains, Bicaz, Buila.
Ascents of winter.
On January 2, 1974, he managed the first climbing winter variant Rift Blue, with Ella Connectors, and in January 1975 he traveled the route Forks from the Bucegi mountains, with Marius Stoenescu.
The crest of the massif Fagaras map-a winter eight times with various companions; three times the route Flower in the corner and twice the Flagstones of the Pound, with Marin Gherasim, both in Piatra Craiului, in the championships.
He was elected in the audit Committee of the Alpine Club Novel, being elected at the General Meeting of 31.03.2001.

Information source
- Stiri Alpinet
Pe crestele Carpaţilor - Niculae Baticu, Radu Țițeica, 1984
Interviu e-climb

First ascents/Bolted routes

Nr.    Route    Grade    Length    Beauty    Type    Wall    
1.Diedrul Pupezei 5 star route With description With topo With picture Coordinates English translation6A, 6b+/6c (6a/6a+, A0)12 pitches4     Classic routePeretele Văii Albe
2.Hornul Îngheţat With description With topo With picture Coordinates3A, 5b (5a, A0)3 pitches0     Classic routeSantinela Cheii
3.Fagul Trăznit Fantastic With description With topo Coordinates4B, 6b+/6c (4c/4c+, A1)4 pitches0     Classic routeStogşoare
4.Creasta Margareta With description With topo With picture With comments Coordinates4B, 7a (5c, A1+)13 pitches0     Classic routePeretele Sălcetului

Second ascents (First repeats)

Nr.    Route    Grade    Length    Beauty    Type    Wall    
1.Fisura lui Peşte With topo With picture4B, (A2)5 pitches3     Classic routeSuhardul Mic
2.Fisura Diavolului 5 star route Fantastic With description With picture With video Coordinates5B, 6c/6c+ (6a, A1)7 pitches0     Classic routePeretele Şoimilor

Classic route

Diedrul Pupezei 6A, 6b+/6c (6a/6a+, A0)

One of the classics of Coştila, having 2 pitches of a very beautiful dihedral.




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