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1. Bulgaria 21 routes in Region

Summary:
All Unknown

Long/Lat: 25.256750, 42.758972

Description:

Bulgaria is a country in South East Europe, with an area of 111,000 sq km, which offers climbing areas of all types: - bouldering, - sport climbing - traditional (up to 200 meter routes) - ice climbing (only in winter) - DWS.

1.1. Sofia 0 routes in Crag

Description:

The capital and largest city of Bulgaria. At least five indoor climbing spots within the city as well as rock climbing/ boulder spots at the outskirts of the city towards Vitosha Mountain.

Where To Stay:

Plenty of hotels, hostels, as well as coach-surfing opportunities.

1.1.1. Boyana 0 routes in Boulder

Description:

Two rocks with a few problems very close to the city

Approach:

10 minute drive the Sofia roundabout. Drive south to Boyana towards Boyanska Legenda street (a bit of an uphill road). There are no parking splaces, you can leave the car somewhere where it won't be in the way. Take a walk through the forest uphill for another 10 minutes.

1.1.2. Gravity 0 routes in Gym

Description:

1000 sq. m. - bouldering and rope climbing (top rope, lead climbing and speed climbing timers), as well as a rich campus board corner

Approach:

10 minute walk from the UNSS university (bus stops for buses 280 and 94). Also has a small parking lot and places for bicycle parking.

1.1.3. NSA 0 routes in Gym

Unique Features And Strengths:

Offers one of the highest walls in the country - 14 m.

Description:

Offers 120 m² of bouldering and 650 m² rope climbing space.

History:

Opened in year 2000.

1.1.4. Boulderland 0 routes in Gym

Description:

850 m² of bouldering space.

History:

Opened in 2012, the youngest and most modern climbing gym in Bulgaria as end of 2013.

1.2. Antarctica 18 routes in Region

Summary:

1.2.1. Livingston Island 18 routes in Crag

Summary:
All Unknown

1.3. hija alpinist 3 routes in Crag

Summary:

Long/Lat: 25.951842, 43.763322

1.3.1. the way of unemployed 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.3.2. tomato peel 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Unknown

1.4. Kamen bryag 0 routes in Crag

Description:

Deep Water Solo spot at the Black Sea, North East side of Bulgaria. Climbing season is usually from June to September, depending on temperatures. Typical water temperatures in summer are 25 °C in August. Warning! There have been several fatal accidents in the region, due to the nature of DWS as well as the characteristic of many problems.

Access Issues:

Intercity buses or by car. Approximate travel time from major cities by car: Sofia - 7 hours, Veliko Tarnovo - 4 hours, Varna - 1 hour.

Where To Stay:

Small hotels, camping sites. Many spend the night in the open, tenting freely in the many open spaces (not permitted, but still vastly common).

1.4.1. Tiulenovo 0 routes in Area

Description:

The main part of the crag, features about 10 sub-sectors

Approach:

Walk from Tiulenovo village or by car. Plenty of parking spaces close to the sectors, beware of getting to close to the end of the cliffs.

1.4.2. Yaylata 0 routes in Area

Description:

Include around four subsectors. Note 1. Yaylata is an archeological reserve with historical significance and extra care is required to preserve the place. Note 2. This particular area is known to be inhabited by lots of snakes, including poisonous species.

Approach:

From Kamen Bryag village take a concrete-laid road for about 500 meters south of the village. There are signs indicating (Yaylata / Яйлата). Leave the car at the parking and follow the road down the reserve, another 10 minutes on foot.

1.5. Veliko Tarnovo 0 routes in Region

1.5.1. Uesteto West 0 routes in Crag

Access Issues:

A meadow above the routes is reachable by car. 10 minutes by car from the Veliko Tarnovo city center. Nearest bus station to the meadow is 15 minutes away by foot (buses number 30 and 50, get off at the stop on a T-like intersection.

Approach:

A steep path leads down and sideways to the routes. Routes begin right from the start of the path.

1.5.2. Uesteto East 0 routes in Crag

Access Issues:

15 minutes on foot following the railway lines starting from the railway station and going south. Trains are not that frequent, but some spaces are narrow, extra caution advised.

1.5.3. Saint Trinity 0 routes in Crag

Approach:

Drive to Saint Trinity monastery (Света Троица, Sveta Troica). Park before the monastery, cross it on foot and continue 10 minutes on a narrow road. The rocks are visible from there, find a an uphill path leading to them.