|Best months for climbing:||Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov|
|Nearest major airport:||Sofija|
Thanks to Aleksandar Kostadinov for adding this peak.
Vihren, highest peak in the Pirin Mountains. Vihren is the second highest peak on the Balkan peninsula after neighbor Musala peak( 2925m highest peak on Rila Mountain). Vihren is most beautiful in winter when it is covered with snow. Cone is cut-off from north-east and inapproachable, you can climb from south-west. There is avalanche danger (rocky, in winter snow). View from summit is remarkable, you can see three countries, Bulgaria, North Greece and east Macedonia. Pirin has 130 lakes and 54 peaks over 2500m altitude.
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NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 2 trip reports for Vihren.
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- Log #13081 - by Nikolai on Aug 03, 2004traverse (Kazanite - summit - Kabata)
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the beduine Wolfgang Gratzel on July 30, 2002we drove up with our caravan to the vihrenhut at 2000m. The infrastructure is very good. Rooms, bar, shop, freshwater.. . the way up to the top is very easy and well marked, we needed less then 2...