Northwestern Rila map, created by Iskartour publishing house. Scale 1:25 000, with contour lines by 10 meters and with the following sizes: 12/22 cm folded and 100/70 cm expanded.
The map shows the marked walking routes and trails, the mountain huts and shelters locations, the boundaries of the protected areas, the ski areas, etc. Northwestern Rila includes:
- The famous area of the Seven Rila Lakes with the walking routes, Rila Lakes Hut;
- The Skakavitsa Waterfall area, Skakavitsa Hut;
- The Rila Monastery area;
- The Ivan Vazov Hut area;
- The Malyovitsa area;
- The Popova Kapa, Kupenite and the Frightful Lake area;
- The Mechit Hut area, the village of Govedartsi;
Note: The map does not includes the area of Musala, please refer to the Central and Eastern Rila Mountains map.
GPS coordinates and information for some characteristic locations, peaks, passes and other important points is included on the back side of the map. The map is in a transparent plastic pocket and has a scale line for measurement of the GPS-coordinates and distances.
Author: Lyuben Grancharov
“The World is a book and those who do not travel read only a page” (Augustine of Hippo). I enjoy filling up the page, called “Bulgaria”, both working as a guide and writing about the mountains of Bulgaria on this blog.