Elevation

9,596 ft / 2,925 m

#1 in Bulgaria

Prominence

8,114 ft / 2,473 m

#1 in Bulgaria

Region

Bulgaria

Summits

44 summits

#1 in Bulgaria

Top climbing months

August   29%

July   27%

September  22%

Most climbed route

Normal route (North)

Highlights

  • The Musala is the highest peak both in Bulgaria and on the entire Balkan Peninsula. Its Turkish name means "near God" or "place of prayer."
1 summit • 15.8 km • 835 m gain • 5 hr 54 min

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