Papusa is a 8,228 ft / 2,508 m mountain peak in the Retezat Mountains in Hunedoara, Romania. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 3rd highest mountain in Hunedoara and the 7th highest mountain in Romania. The nearest peaks are Papusa Mica, Tapu, Valea Rea, Virful Peleaga, Lacul, and Mare. Papusa belongs to the Romania 2500m Peaks peak list. See the Papusa map, 3D fly around, and the Papusa photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Papusa SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by kerbo

9 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 15, 2012. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Poiana Pelegii-Lacul Bucura-Vf. Peleaga-Vf. Papusa, Peleaga - Lacul Bucura and Saua Pelegii - Lacul Galesu.

Others who’ve summited Papusa

  • cezartr
  • kerbo

Routes Used trails & approaches

25% Poiana Pelegii-Lacul Bucura-Vf. Peleaga-Vf. Papusa

16% Peleaga - Lacul Bucura

16% Saua Pelegii - Lacul Galesu

8% Saua Buta - Custura - Papusa Mica

8% Vf. Papusa - cab. Voina

8% Cab. Voina - Lacul Iezer - Vf. Rosu - Vf. Papusa

8% Vf.Papusa-Vf. Custura-Poiana Pelegii

8% Valea Rea - Saua Pelegii


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8,228 ft / 2,508 m


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Height Rank Range

Retezat Mountains


Hunedoara, Romania

Summited by

  • cezartr
  • kerbo
  • Ondrej
  • wildhunter
  • ioanabatran
  • hardsr
  • dalila

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