Breaza - Lucina - Botus

Ride Distance 50.2km (31.2mi)
Total Ascent 714m (2,343ft)
Moving Time 3h 36'
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Ridden in June 2017 Download GPX View on Strava
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The route starts from Breaza and follows the paved road to Moldova Sulita where we enter a forest road through Cheile Lucavei, a gentle climb of 7 km to the Lucina stud.

From the stud, we enter the forest road to Obcioara, the first 2km being the most difficult part of the whole route: a steep climb (about 15% inclination) sometimes with grohotis. Towards the end of the climb you reach a plateau with a beautiful panorama: Rarau, Giumalau, Rodnei.

There are about 15km of trail along the carriage road along the Mestecanis to the Manaila quarry where we enter a forest, a rapid descent of 10km to Botus.

From Botus 10 km on asphalt to Breaza.

In summer, attention to stallion dogs. The ideal route to travel: April to May, September to October.

Traseul incepe din Breaza si urmeaza drumul asfaltat pana in Moldova Sulita unde intram pe un drum forestier prin Cheile Lucavei, o urcare usoara de 7km pana la herghelia Lucina.

De la herghelie intram pe drumul forestier spre cabana Obcioara, primii 2km fiind partea cea mai dificila din tot traseul: o urcare abrupta (cca 15% inclinatie) pe alocuri cu grohotis. Spre finalul urcarii se ajunge pe un platou cu o panorama superba: Rarau, Giumalau, Rodnei.

Urmeaza circa 15km de traseu pe drum de caruta de-a lungul obcinei Mestecanis pana in apropierea carierei Manaila unde intram pe un forestier, o coborare rapida de 10km pana in Botus.

Din Botus 10km pe asfalt pana in Breaza.

Pe timpul verii atentie la cainii de stana. Perioada ideala de parcurs traseul: Aprilie - Mai, Septembrie - Octombrie.

Waytype: 72% Road

Surface: 53% Gravel

Technical Difficulty: Intermediate

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