Tura Mare

LongTrail (Marathon)

Length ~43km
Elevation 2640m
Time limit

  • 8 hours at Canton (34.4km). After 17:00, competitors will not be allowed to continue the route but will be directed to Balan on the forest road.
  • 10.5 hours - Finish

 

Turn by turn direction

  • start from the town center and continue north along the main road until the crossroads 1 Decembrie and Pârâul Fierarilor  streets(this is where the National Park trail Bălan - Piatra Singuratică marking starts, the blue stripe)
  • km 0.4 - turn right on Pârâul Fierarilor street and continue until the stone bridge
  • km 1.3 - continue oward, on the marked trail until Piatra Singuratică cabin.
  • the track goes around the back of the cabin.
  • km 4.4 - continue along the red stripe trail towards Hășmașul Mare
  • km 6.5 - turn left on the red dot trail towards the Hășmașul Mare Peak.
  • descend on the Hășmașul Mare ridge until you reach Poiana Albă
  • km 8.8 - turn right on the red stripe trail back towards Piatra Singuratică
  • the trail continues straight crossing the Hășmașul Mic  
  • km 17.6 - turn left in Poiana Tarcău and start the descent towards Trei Fântâni  
  • km 22 - turn left following the road
  • km 23.7 - turn left along the Lazăr river 
  • km 25.1 - turn right, following the forest road
  • km 25.5 - turn left, upward towards Poiana Albă  
  • km 29.8 - start descending, passing along Piatra Roșie(on the left side) 
  • km 33.2 - turn left, towards lake Mesteacănul  
  • km 34.5 - turn right, upward towards Piatra Scrisă 
  • km 37 - turn left, towards Revendica  
  • km 41.6 - turn left, descend towards Bălan  
  • km 42.8 - once at the main road, turn left and cross the finish line 

 

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