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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Asociația EcoSportivă Sufletul Hășmașului
Str. Florilor, Bl. 43, Sc.2, Ap.2 535200, Bălan Harghita, România CUI: 34231921