Thanks to its location, the beauty of the landscapes and the fresh air, Predeal resort always was a magnet for both tourists and creative personalities, who found here a peaceful recreation place. There are a few irresistible attractions in the area.
Polistoaca-Susai Micro-area is one of the most interesting and frequented touring places. Among them there are Susai cabin and glade, a location giving a large view over the surrounding mountains, the origin of attractive touring ranges. Polistoaca forest is an extremely interesting wood thanks to the natural forest species growing here. In the south there are wonderful little glades with a very tempting picnic landscape.
There is a direct access from Predeal through a touring range and the forestry road Polistoaca-Susai.
Tourists are attracted in a peculiar way by this area, which includes fir and beech forests, Paraul Rece resort, Belvedere chalet allowing an enchanting view over Bucegi and Postavarul Mountains. Access through the national road DN 73A Predeal-Rasnov, 6,5 km internal sylvan road connected to DN 73A and 4,7 km internal sylvan road Joita, connected to DN 1 and DN 73A.
From DN1 Timisul Valley there is a forestry ramification leading to 7 Ladders Canyon. Another ramification leads to the Bear Precipice, a departure point of nine ranges which difficulty degrees are between 3 and 5A.
The rocky wall is accessible even on bad weather, on winter too, offering the climbers a good area for practice.
The Written Rock
A marked path starting from Predeal leads here in 2 and a half hour.
From the left to the right there are the following succession of ranges:
- The Moist Chimney - GD=3B; LC=3
- The Southern Chimney GD=3B; LC=3
- Diagonal GD=4B; LC=3
- Central Range GD=5B; LC=3
- Maciuca Pick Range GD=5A; LC=3
- South-Eastern Crest GD=4B; LC=3
There are also other 2-3 difficulty degree ranges.