Balea Lake is a spectacular ski area located in Fagaras Mountains (Southern Carpathians) with an appearance similar resorts in the Alps. The resort offers nature trails medium-advanced class, is a real paradise for lovers of extreme sports. Here you can practice ski, snowboard, gave the bag, sleighing, etc.. Partia Balea Lac is one of the most popular ski slopes in Romania by professionals and those who love extreme sports.
Snow is present in November / December to July and has a very good quality for carrying ski’s.
Access is by car at Balea Lac from Sibiu (65 km), further access is provided only for tele-cabin that works 6 months a year.
Balea area is heavily courted by skiers and snowboarders eri especially for thickness and persistence of snow up to 7-8 months per year. Skiing is practiced in the area until July, now running three facilities of transport skiers between 2208 m and 1700 m altitude.
Ski pleasure to Balea Lake, the contour up to Pillar 2 of which may continue on the road to self Balea Cascada. Length of about 14 km. There is a variant of the pillar 2 can descend to the gutter extreme ski enthusiasts to the waterfall and then up to Balea Cascada.
Ski only Balea Lac, from Saddle Lady in Niagara. From the Balea Lake Balea Cascada transport may be by cable car over a distance of 3,800 m. season about 180 days and snow holidays each year around June 15.
In recent years, there have been events that have attracted public attention to this type of activity – Balea Freeride, Bale X-Ride and Inferno2009. Because it has a trail cage, which are found a number of obstacles, Bale is the place for such contests. Because dangerous routes in the Sibiu works hardest Rescue center in Romania.