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Rila Ski Touring Adventure

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USD 236.85
2 travellers
What to Expect
~ Day 1 ~ 

1,5 hours drive from Sofia to Pionerska Hut in Rila Mountains. We get the lift up to 2140 m at Rila Lakes Hut and skin up. We ascent up to 2700 at Otovitsa Ridge for about 3-3,5 hours and ski down to the hut. Some nice slopes around the hut will give us additional opportunity to skin up and go down in the afternoon. The night we spent in Ivan Vazov Hut – 2300m.

~ Day 2 ~

There are a few options (depending on conditions) to ski back down to the starting point at Pionerska Hut. We will ensure you have more than a 1000 m of descent on nice slopes. We’ll visit the thermal pools at Sapareva Banya village at the end of the adventure. Transfer back to Sofia – 1,5 hours.

~ What to bring? ~
• Touring skis
• Ski touring bindings with ski/walk mode and breaks or straps
• Climbing skins
• Ski crampons
• Poles
• AT ski boots (with rubber sole and ski/walk mode
• Personal rescue equipment – beacon, shovel, probe
• Rucksack (35-45l)
• Water bottle (1l)
• Wind proof jacket with hood
• Wind proof trousers
• 2 pairs of gloves (tiny ones for touring and ski gloves)
• Sun glasses
• Sun cream
• Sun hat
• Warm hat
• Ski goggles
• Travel linen for the hut
• Snacks
• Personal Aid Kit
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Important Information
Departure Point
Sofia or Bansko
2 days
Return Details
Sofia or Bansko
  • Professional Guiding
  • Food
  • Accommodation
  • Lift Pass
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Transport (available upon request)
  • Insurance
  • Gear
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Key Details
  • Balkan Vagabondz
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Languages Offered: English
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