Great ride: Tabla Butii, Romania

Tabla Butii is a mountain pass that has an ancient trade route, that can be ridden. It runs on top of rounded mountains with little vegetation to both sides. Once you’re on top, that is.

The road is gravel. At times it is dirt (particular on the north side of the slope). For this reason, the north side have some ruts that can be difficult to ride, and if it is wet, quite slippery. I will recommend to take this route from South going North, so the dirt ruts are ridden downhill.

Expect to meet livestock and shepherds with their horse wagons. They are friendly but probably wouldn’t expect to see you there.

PropertyValue
SurfaceGravel
DifficultyMedium
Length33 km
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