Pirin Mountain


Everest NEWS: Three more die amid overcrowding near summit

Three more climbers have died on Mount Everest, taking the death toll to seven in a week - more than the total for the whole of last year. The three died of exhaustion while descending on Thursday. It comes amid traffic jams near the summit as record numbers make the ascent, despite calls to limit the number of climbing permits. Nepal has issued 381 permits at $11,000 (£8,600) each for the spring...


Over one million tourists have visited Pirin National Park in 2018

1 060 793 people have been in the park in Pirin Mountain during 2018 according to the annual report of the National Park Management. This has been recorded at the 7 observation points in the mountain and it is very likely that many more tourists and mountaineers have been there during this period of time. As reported in the same document last year the park employees have cleaned 7 tourist paths, repaired...

pirin mountain, bansko bulgaria – the pearl in the heart of the balkans (hiking, trekking, backpacking)

Pirin mountain, Bansko Bulgaria – The Pearl in the Heart of the Balkans (hiking, trekking, backpacking)

PIRIN mountain is the second highest in Bulgaria after Rila (Musalla, 2925 m) mountain. It is situated in the southwest part of the country in a rather extended shape to the northwest and southeast between the rivers Struma and Mesta. Geologically, Pirin, Rila, Karpati & Rodopi belongs to group of very old mountains. Extending over an area of 27.400 ha and lying at an altitude of 1,008–2,914...


Bansko wants to be a five-star summer destination

The Mayor of Bansko Georgi Ikonomov met with representatives of 11 countries who came in town for the Second Congress of the Association of sports journalists from Eastern Europe. Among them was the organization's president and vice president of the International Association - Yannis Daras. "You probably know Bansko as one of the most famous Ski resorts on the Balkans and Eastern Europe, but our goal is...

explore the summer tourism in bansko

Explore the summer tourism in Bansko

Pirin National Park is the biggest Bulgarian park with national and international importance. Under the program of UNESCO - "Man and Biosphere", the park was declared as biosphere sanctuary. In the borders of the municipality are rising 23 mountain peaks with over than 2500 meters - a fact which clearly shows why Bansko is known as the "Gateway to the Bulgarian Alps". Mountain Cycling - Bansko offers...

80 centimeters snow rained down in pirin mountain and surprise skiers in bansko

80 centimeters snow rained down in Pirin Mountain and surprise skiers in Bansko

Weather pleased fans of winter sports and weekend city under Todorka swarming with tourists. "The fresh snow opened a lot of work because of the heavy snow on the trees and in some places had fallen branches. But our workers passed through the entire line and cleaned. Yesterday at 11:00 opened the cabin lift" said Ivan Obreikov who is marketing director of the ski area. He refuted the emerging information...

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