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Ski touring routes in Musala area

Route 1 - Borovets - Gondola lift Yastrebets - Musala lodge - Musala peak (2925m) - Marichini lakes - Maritza lodge - Borovets
Route 1 - Borovets - Gondola lift Yastrebets - Musala lodge - Musala peak (2925m) - Marichini lakes - Maritza lodge - Borovets

Level 4: Experts only

Climbing to the highest peak in Bulgaria and one the Balkan peninsula - peak Musala. Intense and beautiful uphill skiing, following the line of the winter marking.  The final meters before Musala peak require taking off the skis and walking along a safe rock edge. After reaching Musala peak, the route continues towards the Marichini lakes valley. Next comes a long and scenic downhill ride, passing Maritsa lodge, followed by walking with bindings until the Black rock and returning from there to Borovets. This route is suitable for people with good ski touring experience. 

Average tour duration: 9 - 11 hours
Average uphill skiing duration: 4 -5 hours
Average downhill skiing duration: 4 - 6 hours


PRICES:

1 person - 274 BGN

2 people - 356 BGN

3 people - 427 BGN

4 people - 513 BGN



The price includes mountain insurance and mountain  guide. The price do not include the ski gear.

Route 2 - Borovets - Gondola Lift Yastrebets - Musala Lodge - Musala Peak (2925m) - Musala Lodge - Borovets
Route 2 - Borovets - Gondola Lift Yastrebets - Musala Lodge - Musala Peak (2925m) - Musala Lodge - Borovets

Level 3: Difficult 

Climbing the highest peak in Bulgaria and on the Balkan peninsula - Musala - 2925. Beautiful and technical uphill skiing towards peak Musala. The return is on Musala pathway. 

Average tour duration: 4 - 6 hours
Average uphill skiing duration: 3 hours
Average downhill skiing duration:  2 - 3 hours

PRICES:

1 person - 245 BGN

2 people - 319 BGN

3 people - 382 BGN

4 people - 459 BGN

The price includes mountain insurance and mountain  guide. The price do not include the ski gear.

Route 3 - Borovets Adventure Center - Musala Lodge - Borovets Adventure Center
Route 3 - Borovets Adventure Center - Musala Lodge - Borovets Adventure Center

Level 2: Medium 

This route is suitable for ski touring beginners who want to make their first steps in uphill skiing.  The route is easy and follows a groomed ski way to Musala lodge and skiing back downhill. The altitude increases gradually and the route doesn't depend on the snow and weather conditions.

Average tour duration: 4 -5 hours
Average uphill skiing duration: 4 hours
Average downhill skiing duration:  30min. - 1 hour

PRICES:

1 person - 150 BGN

2 people - 195 BGN

3 people - 234 BGN

4 people - 281 BGN


The price includes mountain insurance and mountain  guide. The price do not include the ski gear.

Route 4  - Borovets Adventure center - Sitnyakovo rock - Borovets Adventure center
Route 4 - Borovets Adventure center - Sitnyakovo rock - Borovets Adventure center

Level 1: Easy 

This route is suitable for everyone who wants to try out climbing uphill in off-piste terrain and ski downhill on the ski zone slopes. The uphill line follows a steep forest pathway reaching to the panoramic view from Sitnyakovo rock and finishes in the upper station of Sitnyakovo lift. From there the downhill skiing continues on a groomed slope. 

Average tour duration: 2 hours
Average uphill skiing duration: 1:30 hours
Average downhill skiing duration: 20 min.

PRICES:

1 person - 173 BGN

2 people - 225 BGN

3 people - 270 BGN

4 people - 324 BGN


The price includes mountain insurance and mountain  guide. The price do not include the ski gear. 

Route 5 - Peaks of Musala circus - Borovets - Gondola lift Yastrebets - Musala lodge - peak Irechek - Musala lodge - Borovets
Route 5 - Peaks of Musala circus - Borovets - Gondola lift Yastrebets - Musala lodge - peak Irechek - Musala lodge - Borovets

Level 3: Difficult 

Panoramic climbing on one of the mountain ridges that surround the the valley of Musala lodge and end  in peak Irechek 2852m. The route required previous ski touring experience and offers beautiful uphill and downhill rides. Depending on the snow conditions, walking in ski boots may be required on the ridge before peak Irechek. 

Average tour duration: 4 - 6 hours
Average uphill skiing duration: 3 - 3:30 hours
Average downhill skiing duration:  2:30 - 3 hours

PRICES:

1 person - 245 BGN

2 people - 319 BGN

3 people - 382 BGN

4 people - 459 BGN



The price includes mountain insurance and mountain  guide. The price do not include the ski gear.

Route 6 - Borovets Adventure center - the Black rock - Sitnyakovo ski run
Route 6 - Borovets Adventure center - the Black rock - Sitnyakovo ski run

Level 3: Difficult 

The route is suitable for experienced skiers with strong physical ability who want to try out the uphill skiing technique, combined with a visit to the Black rock. The route then continues with walking with skins  in mountain ridge area and finishes with a relaxed and familiar skiing down on Sitnyakovo ski run.

Average uphill skiing duration: 3 hours
Average downhill skiing duration:  20min. 


PRICES:

1 person - 245 BGN

2 people - 319 BGN

3 people - 382 BGN

4 people - 459 BGN


The price includes mountain insurance and mountain  guide. The price do not include the ski gear.