Elevation (feet): 9,596
Elevation (meters): 2,925
Continent: Europe
Country: Bulgaria
Range/Region: Macedonia-Thrace
Latitude: 42.179722
Longitude: 23.586667
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Sofia
Convenient Center: Samokov

Thanks to John Kelly and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Musala is the highest peak in the Balkans, just nosing out Mount Olympus by a few meters. It is located two hours from the capital of Bulgaria, Sofia. There is a major ski area located near by and there are several huts located on its slopes.

Thanks to John Kelly for this description.