The table below details the major climbing and sports climbing areas in Romania.
|Rock Climbing areas in Romania|
|No||Crag||Maximum Height||Type of protection|
|1||Trascau Mountains||180m||Bolts, pegs & Trad|
|2||Cheile Tureni||30m||Fully bolted|
|3||Turda Gorge||300m||Pegs and bolts|
|4||Cetetea Lita||30m||Fully bolted|
|5||Vadul Crisului||120m||Mostly with Bolts|
|6||Rarau||100m||Pegs and bolts|
|8||Ceile Bicazului||250m||Pegs and bolts|
|9||Brasov/Kronstadt||40m||Bolts and pegs|
|10||Bucegi||500m||Bolts, pegs & Trad|
|11||Piatre Craiului/Konigstein||250m||Bolts, pegs & Trad|
|12||Buila Vanturarita||300m||Pegs and bolts|
|14||Baile Herculane||150m||Fully bolted + some pegs|
Rock climbing in Romania can effectively be split into 4 main regions, which are:
Brasov area has a good mixture of single and multi-pitch routes (especially the Bucegi mountains). The area has witnessed a rapid development in recent years that has seen many new climbing areas opened and the majority of old ones have been re-equipped with new bolts.
Southwest area is dominated by Romania’s largest sports climbing crag at Baile Herculane, where the majority of the routes being single pitch.
Apuseni area provides many multi-pitch routes in the Trascau Mountains and the Turda gorge.
Oriental Carpathians area includes the crags at Ceile Bicazului where there are many multi-pitch routes and Rarau crag in the very north of the country, where al the routes are well protected with bolts.