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Having great time in Arieseni, Romania

 
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On Sunday we woke up in the morning, ate something, and then we went to ski a bit. But after a couple of hours we felt that we are too tired, my feet ached because I wasn't used with my new ski boots, so we returned to the pension.

After packing our bags we decided to go on a trip with some friends. One of the guys knew a place called 'Groapa Ruginita' in Romanian which means the rusty pit - this is the deepest ground slide in Romania. First we had to walk about ten minutes on the normal road for cars, and then in a corner we reached the starting point to the pit. We had to climb and walk in the 10-20 centimeters high snow. All the trees, plants and everything around us was covered by snow - it was beautiful. I think I haven't seen so much snow in my life :)

After about an hour walk we reached our destination. The pit has an orange-reddish color this is why it's called rusty. But we didn't see much of it - there was fog all over the pit, or maybe those were clouds. After making some pictures we met another group of hikers who came from another direction. They said that that track leads back to the town as well. It wasn't too late so we decided to take that path back.

At first we followed the footprints of the group which came on this path but after some time we saw that their footprints aren't following the path we thought is leading down to Arieseni... so we decided to take another way down :) This path wasn't used so the snow was about 50 centimeters high. Someone of us fell down once in every two minutes... it was fun :) Okay, it was fun till it started to get a bit darker outside and we haven't yet seen a house or a man. But when we started to get a bit frightened we heard voices, people shouting so we knew we are on the good path. At the end we came down the hill exactly behind our pension :) We couldn't believe it!

After changing clothes (we were all wet from the snow) and relaxing a bit we headed to our cars to go home.

This was a very nice weekend, I enjoyed it very much! I hope next winter we can go back to this pension, and we will be able to see the Rusty Pit when it’s not so foggy.

 

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Arieseni - 2009 winter - overview

1. Feb 21, 2009 The Arieseni ski experience (Arieseni)  (* 19)
2. Feb 21, 2009 Arieseni, the best place for winter sports (Arieseni)  (* 7)
3. Feb 22, 2009 Having great time in Arieseni (Arieseni)  (* 18)

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The resort is situated at an elevation of 950m and it has mostly the basic ingredients for a ski resort, nothing fancy, quite rustic and peaceful. Reservation in advance is required if you want to go for the weekend. Prices are reasonable and range from 20 to 50 Euros a night but they go rocket high for Christmas or New year’s Eve. The slope is 900 m long and it is illuminated by night. It is regularly groomed and of medium difficulty. There is also a smaller slope next to it and beginners and those who want to go sleighing are safe there. Getting up is easy as there is a cable that has a good capacity.... Read more »

 
 
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Recent reviews for Arieseni

Arieseni, the best place for winter sports - Jun 19, 2009, by angel
At the time we were there a festivity was taking place. This was the Celebration of the Snow, or in romanian 'Sarbatorile Zapezii'. This is a two day festival which is organized in every year. People from the surrounding area come here to... Read more »

Go to Arieseni on weekdays - Jun 19, 2009, by angel
Arieseni is a fine ski resort for those who can ski a little bit. This resort is the only one in the area which is quite well-equipped so everyone who likes to ski but doesn't have the money or time to go to a farther resort comes here.... Read more »

The Arieseni ski experience - Jun 19, 2009, by angel
On Saturday morning we arrived to Arieseni with some friends. We had a reservation for a night in the 'Cabana Art' pension. It was a really nice place opened in December the previous year, so it was very new :) Our room was on the third... Read more »

 
 

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