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 Virful Peleaga, Coltii Pelegii, Retezat, Virful Pietrii, Piatra Barului, and Gugu. 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

5 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, Vf.Papusa-Vf. Custura-Poiana Pelegii and Vf. Papusa - cab. Voina.

Others who’ve summited Papusa

  • cezartr
  • kerbo

Routes Used trails & approaches

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

25% Vf.Papusa-Vf. Custura-Poiana Pelegii

25% Vf. Papusa - cab. Voina

25% Cab. Voina - Lacul Iezer - Vf. Rosu - Vf. Papusa


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8,228 ft / 2,508 m


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Height Rank Range

Retezat Mountains


Hunedoara, Romania

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Summited by

  • cezartr
  • kerbo
  • Ondrej
  • wildhunter
  • ioanabatran

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