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7 Ladders Canyon

Nature is always surprising

The 7 Ladders Canyon is a gorge carved into the Jurassic limestone on the western side of the Piatra Mare Mountains, in Brasov County, Romania.

Their length is 160 meters with a level difference of 58 meters, at an altitude of 948 meters. The gorge consists of 7 steps with heights between 2.5 and 15 meters. The 7 Ladders Canyon is crossed on metal ladders and platforms installed in 2013. Specialized equipment is not required but visitors must be equipped with boots/semi-boots and waterproof clothing. Safety harnesses are recommended for children.

There is a danger of slipping, falling rocks, and trees. Here we also find the longest zip-line in the country. Approximately 4000 meters of cable, 37 sections for adults and children.

160 m

Length with a level difference of 58 m, at an altitude of 948 m

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Did you know?

According to research by geologists, the 7 Ladders Canyon dates back to the Mesozoic era when the earth was home to dinosaurs. After recovering and examining several fossils, it was concluded that the lower part of the canyon dates from the Jurassic period and the upper part from the Triassic period. In other words, dinosaurs once lived here.

Activities

What activities can you do?

Easy hiking

The 7 Ladders Canyon is the main attraction for hiking enthusiasts in the Predeal-Brașov area and throughout the country.

Crossing the Canyon

The canyon is famous for its ladders supported by solid rocks and seven waterfalls. The canyon crossing takes about 15-30 minutes.

7 Ladders zip-line

The zip-line at 7 Ladders Canyon is 4 kilometers long and includes 37 trails for adults and children. The shortest trail is 47 meters and the longest is 273 meters.

Trekking & hiking

Those who have reached the top of the canyon have two return trails. They can opt for an easy hike of about 2 hours or 3 hours to the Piatra Mare Peak.

What can you see?

Tourist attraction in Dâmbul Morii

7 Ladders Waterfall

The 7 Ladders Waterfall carves its way through the rugged, high cliffs of the valley. It is made up of seven steps of falling water, which were formed by the break in the slope, hence its name. It is an unstoppable spectacle of nature.
7 Ladders Waterfall

7 Ladders Canyon

The 7 Ladders Canyon is a gorge that was carved by the Șipoaia River into the Jurassic limestones of the western slope of the Piatra Mare Mountains. The 7 Ladders is the most impressive gorge in the area and beyond. They are 160 meters long and have a difference in the level of 58 meters.
7 Ladders Canyon

Mountain ridges

Access to the gorge is facilitated by the canyon with iron ladders and bridges that can be used even by children. Access to the trail is just a few minutes from the Dâmbul Morii Estate, from where most of the trails in Piatra Mare start. After crossing the canyon, tourists can climb Piatra Mare Peak in about 2-3 hours.
Mountain ridges

Landmarks

Trails and landmarks

1

Access to the 7 Ladders Canyon

Located near Brasov, the 7 Ladders Canyon is a top tourist attraction for both Romanians and foreigners. Access to the trail is located 3 minutes from the Dâmbul Morii Estate, where the trails start in Piatra Mare.
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Crossing the Canyon

Tourists can now cross the Canyon using the nine metal ladders and walkways, which have been completely renovated for the safety of tourists of all ages.
3

Piatra Mare Peak

After crossing the canyon, tourists can return to the base following an alternative trail through the forest.

Trails of varying difficulty

Upgraded canyon with iron ladders and bridges

Requires mountain equipment (boots, suitable clothes, water and food supplies)

Access for children with supervision only

Landmarks

Trails and landmarks

1

Access to the 7 Ladders Canyon

Located near Brasov, the 7 Ladders Canyon is a top tourist attraction for both Romanians and foreigners. Access to the trail is located 3 minutes from the Dâmbul Morii Estate, where the trails start in Piatra Mare.
2

Crossing the Canyon

Tourists can now cross the Canyon using the nine metal ladders and walkways, which have been completely renovated for the safety of tourists of all ages.
3

Piatra Mare Peak

After crossing the canyon, tourists can return to the base following an alternative trail through the forest.

Trails of varying difficulty

Upgraded canyon with iron ladders and bridges

Requires mountain equipment (boots, suitable clothes, water and food supplies)

Access for children with supervision only

The rental of safety equipment will be made only based on a valid identity document presented by the applicant.

Any form of ID is acceptable, such as:

  • ID card

  • Passport

  • Driving Licence, etc.

PAYMENT IS MADE IN CASH 

The rental of safety equipment will be made only based on a valid identity document presented by the applicant.

Any form of ID is acceptable, such as:
  • ID card
  • Passport
  • Driving Licence, etc.

PAYMENT IS MADE IN CASH 

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Canyon length

160 m

Canyon altitude

948 m

7 Ladders zip-line

4 km

No. of zip-line trails

37

Safety for tourists

In order for tourists of all ages to be able to safely cross the 7 Stairs Canyon, in recent years the Săcele Forestry Authority has invested almost 400,000 lei to modernize the canyon.
Easy hiking trails
85%
Safety in winter
100%
Hiking & trekking
75%

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    The 7 Ladders Canyon can be visited by tourists, families with children, and groups. Contact us for more information.

    Anunt important:

    Incepand cu data de 27 aprilie 2024 Canionul 7 Scari si Tiroliana 7 Scari se vor redeschide.
    Program zilnic Canionul 7 Scari: 10:00 – 17.30 ( ultima intrare in canion)
    Program zilnic Tiroliana 7 Scari: 10:00 – 16:30 (ultima persoana care coboara)

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