Route, GPS, Maps, Elevation Profile
The bicycle tour route: [Kolozsvár (Cluj) / Radio Cluj, Donath nr. 160 (Prestart)] – Gyalu (Gilău), byroad towards Fântânele and Hidegszamos (Someşu Rece) (START) – Lake Gilău – Hidegszamos (Someşu Rece) – Melegszamos (Someşu Cald) – Lake Someşul Cald – Lake Tarniţa – Tail of the lake (Coada Lacului) – Havasnagyfalu (Mărişel) road fork (CP 1) – Havasnagyfalu (Mărişel) – Fântânele hill (Dl. Fântânele) (CP 2) – La Grinzi road fork – Memorial site at the lake (CP 3) – Lake Beliş – Jósikafalva (Beliş) – Bánffytelep (Dealu Negru) – Kiskalota (Călăţele) – Nagykalota (Călata) – Kalotaszentkirály-Zentelke (Sâncraiu) (PC 4) – Sárvásár (Şaula) – Körösfő (Izvoru Crişului), Körös Inn (FINISH).
The entire course is set on paved roads.
The time limit set by the organizers is 9 hours (Vasvári 85) and 10 hours (Vasvári 100) respectively; all participants must arrive to Körösfő by 5.00 PM.
|Vasvári 100||Vasvári 85|
|Distance||99.89 km||85.72 km|
|Total ascent||1704 m||1514 m|
|Total descent||1473 m||1331 m|
Tour evaluation: medium difficulty, it can be completed by anyone who cycles regularly.
The track can be downloaded in gpx format from here.
Outdoor Maps Romania app and map
EKE – Kolozsvár 1891 and Outdoor Maps Romania offer the participants of the Pál Vasvári Memorial Endurance Bicycle Tour a free smartphone app, which, together with the detailed tour map, helps in the navigation. It does not require an internet connection or GSM network, using only GPS, you can be certain at any point of the tour that you are on the right track.
Download and install the Avenzamaps app (Google Play, AppStore) from here:
and then the map from the following link:
If you have problems with the installation or need advice, please call +4 0745 532206.
Other recommended maps
Beside the maps and directions provided by the organizers, we recommend the following printed maps, containing detailed information on certain sections of the Vasvári endurance tour.