Buila-Vânturariţa






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General characteristics


 Buila-Vânturariţa 

Description

The Buila-Vânturarita Massif is located in the Central-Northern part of Valcea County and part of the Capatânii Mountains. It is the smallest national park in Romania, with an area of 4186 ha, which is located in the south of Capatânii Mountains, on the territory of the towns of Costesti, Barbatesti and Baile Olanesti.

The walls where multi-pitch routes can be found are located very close to the Cheia Chalet/Hut, next to Cheii Gorge.

Accommodation: Cheia Chalet (about 30 lei/night) or in a tent in its yard (about 10 lei/tent). Camping in the park is prohibited.
Sources of water: spring at the Cheia Hut

Climbing characteristics:
  • multi-pitch routes
  • sometimes the rock is covered by moss due to moisture in the area
  • cool climbing area even in the summer
 Park fees: 4 lei/day (?)
Information source
Parcul Naţional Buila-Vânturariţa
Poză - Dan Ştefan Govoreanu




Stone: limestone

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Mountain massifs  

Nr.    Name    Stone    Routes    Diaries    Climbs    
1.Cheile Cheii (The Keys Of The Key) Fantastic With picture Coordinateslimestone803619
2.Cheile Folea (Olăneşti) (Keys Folea (Olăneşti)) With picturelimestone5747
3.Cheile Bistriţei (Bistrita Gorges) With topolimestone1200
4.Cheile Costeşti (Keys Costeşti) With topolimestone300

Access and retreat

Access route: Access: this can be done either on the national road 67 Ramnicu Valcea - Targu Jiu, either on the county road Ramnicu Valcea - Baile Olanesti.

Selecting the first option, you can get to the park following these steps:
  1. 30 Km to Barbatesti (village Bârzesti), then north along theOtasaului Valley, 5 km along asphalt road, another 3 km along a forest road, until the end of the road where the path will lead you in an hour to the Patrunsa Monastery;
  2. 38 Km from Costesti, then north towards either Bistrita village (7 km on paved road), either Pietreni village (5 km of asphalt road and 2 km paved road)

Selecting the second option, the road leading to Baile Olanesti, after 15 km you can choose between two options:

  1. Through the Olanesti Valley, 6 km until the Olanesti Valley resort and 14 km on forrest road to the Olanesti Gorge, passing through the Manzu forrest hut (7 km)
  2. Through Cheia Valley, 7 km of asphalt road until the Cheii Valley, then forrest road. After you pass the Iezer Monastery (3 km) you can either get to Pahomie Moastery (8 km), or to the Cheia Hut (9 km). This is the most used road if you wat to get by car to Cheia Hut.



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Buila-Vânturariţa

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Access route: Access: this can be done either on the national road 67 Ramnicu Valcea - Targu Jiu, either on the county road Ramnicu Valcea - Baile Olanesti.

Selecting the first option, you can get to the park following these steps:
  1. 30 Km to Barbatesti (village Bârzesti), then north along theOtasaului Valley, 5 km along asphalt road, another 3 km along a forest road, until the end of the road where the path will lead you in an hour to the Patrunsa Monastery;
  2. 38 Km from Costesti, then north towards either Bistrita village (7 km on paved road), either Pietreni village (5 km of asphalt road and 2 km paved road)

Selecting the second option, the road leading to Baile Olanesti, after 15 km you can choose between two options:

  1. Through the Olanesti Valley, 6 km until the Olanesti Valley resort and 14 km on forrest road to the Olanesti Gorge, passing through the Manzu forrest hut (7 km)
  2. Through Cheia Valley, 7 km of asphalt road until the Cheii Valley, then forrest road. After you pass the Iezer Monastery (3 km) you can either get to Pahomie Moastery (8 km), or to the Cheia Hut (9 km). This is the most used road if you wat to get by car to Cheia Hut.