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, Irechek, Mancho, Yurushki Chal, Deno, and Skakavets. Musala belongs to the World Country High Points Challenge, and the Europe Country High Points peak lists. 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

30 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Oct 9, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Musala

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

Routes Used trails & approaches

71% Normal route (North)

21% Bistrica valley to musala refuge and then normal route to summit

6% East ridge from Malka Musala


SNAPSHOTedit info


9,596 ft / 2,925 m


8,114 ft / 2,473 m

Height Rank Range



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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