Ice Climbing program 5 days (4 nights) in magnificent ice falls of Rila Mountain

LAND ONLYprice 655 Euro per person in a group of minimum 2 persons.

Ratio guide – clients 1:2 maximum

Level: Beginners to intermediate

Departures for 2008: a strange mixture from your prefer day of departure and guide’s availability

Day 1: Sofia – Zeleni preslop

Arriving in Sofia and direct transfer to Rila Mountain (100km, 1.30h). Accommodation in mountain hotel at 1600m at the Zeleni preslop col. Presentation of the activities for the week – including ice climbing equipment, ice climbing techniques, the different type of ice and ice formation.

Dinner and a glass of red wine for a welcome drink in front of the fire place.


Day 2: Region Skakavitza

We hike for about 1h to the mountain chalet of “Skakavitza” – our base for the next couple of days. Walk 30min to the “Big Skakavitza” waterfall.

First touch of the ice.

Difficulty  WI 1 – WI 2

Accommodation in the mountain chalet.


Day 3: region Skakavitza Small waterfall

A short morning walk for about 30 min. to the so called “Small Skakavitza” waterfall. Climbing activities all day. Lunch pick-nick.

Difficulty WI 2 –WI 3


Day4 : Big waterfall

Today we go back to the Big waterfall. All day climbing – difficulty WI 2-WI4. Lunch pick-nick.


Day 5: Descent and back to Sofia

Descent from Skakavitza and transfer back to Sofia. Departure.


655 Euro per person in a group of minimum 2 persons.

Ratio guide – clients 1:2 maximum


Included are:

All the transfers, accommodation of FB base, guide and all necessary equipment

Not included are:

lunch on day 5, drinks and all personal expenses.



One additional day for climbing the so called: WI4 – WI 5

Additional payment: + 100 Euro