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Malyovitsa Mountain School - Yonchevo Lake

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One way

2.8 miles

4.6 km

Difficulty

Intermediate

Elevation gain

1,356 ft

413 m

Highest point

6,927 ft

2,111 m

Avg grade

10% (6°)

Elevation loss

-89 ft

-27 m

Max grade

44% (24°)

Elevation loss

-89 ft

-27 m

Avg grade

10% (6°)

Lowest point

5,660 ft

1,725 m


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Malyovitsa Peak, Bulgaria

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Shared by Jonathan Salibra

Features

Fall Colors  ·  Lake  ·  River/Creek

Overview

Head north on the dirt road immediately to the left of Malyovitsa Tavern; follow the green blazes past the campground and up the steep climb as you turn almost 180 degrees. The road thins out as you exit the forest under a chair lift.

Continue across the meadow and continue following the green blazes. The trail now narrows to a singletrack with noticeable roots and quick up and down pitches. Shortly, you pass a small stream and then arrive at a steep climb with loose stones.

At the top of the climb, the trail is joined from the north by a blue-blazed trail that comes from Hizha Ovnarsko. There is another stream crossing as the trail climbs steadily now following both the blue and green blazes.
Head north on the dirt road immediately to the left of Malyovitsa Tavern; follow the green blazes past the campground and up the steep climb as you turn almost 180 degrees. The road thins out as you exit the forest under a chair lift.

Continue across the meadow and continue following the green blazes. The trail now narrows to a singletrack with noticeable roots and quick up and down pitches. Shortly, you pass a small stream and then arrive at a steep climb with loose stones.

At the top of the climb, the trail is joined from the north by a blue-blazed trail that comes from Hizha Ovnarsko. There is another stream crossing as the trail climbs steadily now following both the blue and green blazes.

Contacts

Land Manager: Rila National Park

Shared by Jonathan Salibra

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