Tag: cindrel

Mtb explorations in Mărginimea Sibiului

The old cart road from Sibiel to Crinţ used to be invaded by sand or tall grass – that’s how we discovered it four-five years ago, when we started cycling in the Mărginimea Sibiului area. Things look different this year, though. The old road was upgraded to a wider, more … (...→→)

Ski touring in Cindrel

Snow was scarce this winter. Some did fall, but not enough. We only got a few days of good skiing in Poiana Brasov in March. That was it. Then, spring came, and with it the snow. Lots of it, but not the lasting kind… Before it melted all away, we … (...→→)

Every Road Leads to… Crinţ

The ride up to Crint, near Sibiu, is a classic, we’ve been doing it for four or five years now – ever since my parents bought a small patch of land in the area, and we slowly started making a summer holiday place out of it. So, whenever there’s a … (...→→)

On The Back of The Dove

The slope descends rapidly among sharp stones and sand, while the road narrows into a trail that falls to the right. Ok then… which way do I go? High up on my bike, I try to evaluate the trajectory which is to keep me vertical, while the only thought running … (...→→)

On The Cindrel Peak

Posting some photos from a tour to Cindrel Peak, with Mihai and Christi, in 2008. From Paltinis we took the ridge till the Cindrel peak and got back via a different route. Not sure how eager we are do the same ride again, as, while going up was OK, going … (...→→)