Mountaineering   »   Europe   »   Bulgaria   »   Rila Viewed 12078 times
×

Dates

   Dates Price per Person Availability Enquire
   20 Jan 2018 47 €
Book Now
   10 Feb 2018 47 €
Book Now
   24 Feb 2018 47 €
Book Now
Date of your choice
47 € 5 places Book Now

Program Menu

Alpine Guides
€ 47
Save as a project Subscribe to Updates

Beginners Ice Climbing on Skakavitsa, Bulgaria

Beginners Ice Climbing on Skakavitsa, BulgariaBeginners Ice Climbing on Skakavitsa, BulgariaBeginners Ice Climbing on Skakavitsa, Bulgaria


Beginners ice climbing adventure in the area of Skakavitsa, which will give you the opportunity to try climbing on frozen waterfalls, to do something exciting and relax from the daily routine.

Details

Location

( 42.234619 N, 23.290329 E )
  • 47 €

  • 1900 m

  • Easy
    French Alpine Grade ()

    Physical Endurance

    Easy (5-8 hours)

  • 1 day

Galleries From Beginners Ice Climbing on Skakavitsa, Bulgaria

Beginners Ice Climbing on Skakavitsa, Bulgaria

Beginners ice climbing adventure in the area of Skakavitsa, which will give you the opportunity to try climbing on frozen waterfalls, to do something exciting and relax from the daily routine. To participate all you need is the desire to try.




Click on the image to view it full size.

Climbing on one of the waterfalls near Skakavitsa hut

Prices

Per person for minimum 5 clients - 47 €

Per person for minimum 2 clients - 116 €

The group is maximum 5 people.

The Price Includes

- Professional mountain guide;
- The necessary technical gear for securing the climb.

The Price Does Not Include

- Transport for the clients and the mountain guide;
- Food;
- Mountain health insurance.


Climbing on Skakavitsa waterfall

Click on the image to view it full size.

Climbing on Skakavitsa waterfall

Itinerary

The group will gather between 8.30 and 9.00 a.m. at the crossroad for Skakavitsa hut on the way to Pionerska hut. From this point we will hike around 1-1.30 hours to Skakavitsa hut. We will take a rest to 10.30 a.m. in the hut and after this we will go to the waterfall. The Big Skakavitsa waterfall is situated at about 40 minutes away from the hut.

First the instructors will prepare the route for climbing. Then everyone will have the opportunity to climb 1 or 2 times on the waterfall. We will stay at the waterfall around 4-5 hours. The ice, which we will climb is 30 meters with difficulty WI 3-4.

Best Season

December, January, February & March

Experience

Ice climbing does not require previous mountaineering or climbing experience. It is recommended that you are in good physical condition in order to feel comfortable during the hike to the waterfall.


The Big Skakavitsa waterfall

Click on the image to view it full size.

The Big Skakavitsa waterfall

Personal Equipment

- Mountaineering boots (ski touring or trekking boots are OK). City boots, military boots and trainers are not suitable for the purpose. The shoes should be with non flexible sole that we can put crampons;
- Down jacket or warm winter clothes, suitable for 4-5 hours staying on one place in winter conditions (-15 C);
- Hat or headband;
- 2 pairs of lightweight gloves;
- Pair of warm gloves or mittens;
- Waterproof jacket (with hood) and over-trousers (Gore Tex);
- Polar fleece sweater;
- Carline-type thermal T-shirt, avoid using cotton as it absorbs moisture and dries slowly;
- Waterproof trousers (ski equipment is comparative good for the purpose);
- Carline-type or stretch polar fleece leggings;
- Gaiters (with a strap under the boot);
- Ski goggles;
- Telescopic ski poles;
- Thermos with hot tea.

Recommendations

Ice Climbing Skakavitsa

Click on the image to view it full size.

Climbing on "Kapaka na kovchega" waterfall

Save as a project Subscribe to Updates

Beginners Ice Climbing on Skakavitsa, Bulgaria

   Dates Guide Price per Person Availability
   20 Jan 2018 D. Koleshev 47 €
   ( Bookings accepted no later than 13 Jan 2018 year )
Book Now
   10 Feb 2018 D. Koleshev 47 €
   ( Bookings accepted no later than 3 Feb 2018 year )
Book Now
   24 Feb 2018 D. Koleshev 47 €
   ( Bookings accepted no later than 17 Feb 2018 year )
Book Now
Save as a project Subscribe to Updates

Beginners Ice Climbing on Skakavitsa, Bulgaria

Схема на маршрута
Rating: ( votes) Споделяне във Facebook Beginners Ice Climbing on Skakavitsa, Bulgaria
4.91 / 5 stars from 24 users.
Mountaineering   »   Europe   »   Bulgaria   »   Rila Viewed 12078 times


Alpine Guides in Facebook   Alpine Guides in Google+   RSS Feeds in Alpine Guides

Вертикальный мир  -  Vertical World  -  Планински водачи

Copyright 2001-2017 © Alpine Guides

Website Version 4.0

Sitemap