Musala is a 9,596 ft / 2,925 m mountain peak in the Rila Range in Sofiya, Bulgaria. Based on peakery data, it ranks as the 1st highest mountain in Sofiya and the 1st highest mountain in Bulgaria. The nearest peaks are Malka Musala, Mancho, Yurushki Chal, Deno, Skakavets, and Kanarata. Musala belongs to the World Country High Points peak list. See the Musala map, 3D fly around, and the Musala photos to get a better sense of the mountain.

Musala SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by highpointa

19 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 4, 2014. 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 Normal route (North), Bistrica valley to musala refuge and then normal route to summit and East ridge from Malka Musala.

Others who’ve summited Musala

  • highpointa
  • isabellehatfield
  • pedrocoelhas
  • wladimir.krumow
  • lars
  • szaniuherkovich

Routes Used trails & approaches

83% Normal route (North)

11% Bistrica valley to musala refuge and then normal route to summit

5% East ridge from Malka Musala


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9,596 ft / 2,925 m


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Sofiya, Bulgaria

Summited by

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  • ReneHakkert
  • highpointa
  • mrjojo
  • lakocemo
  • nedim.nalo
  • Sputnik
  • isabellehatfield
  • pedrocoelhas
  • Mcallmar
  • wladimir.krumow
  • lars
  • szaniuherkovich

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