Musala, Bulgaria

Prominence: 2473 m, 8113 ft

Elevation: 2925 meters, 9596 feet

Approx. Isolation: 810.53 km, 503.64 mi
Alternate Name(s)Мусала
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)42° 10' 47'' N; 23° 35' 7'' E
42.179705, 23.585253 (Dec Deg)
713508E 4672964N Zone 34 (UTM)
CountryBulgaria (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceSofiya (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Musala:
     World Country High Points (Rank #75)
     Europe Range3 High Points (Rank #12)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #11)
     Core Europe Peaks with 1500 meters of Prominence (Rank #7)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #8)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #74)
     Core Europe 50 Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #7)
     Europe High Points - Comprehensive List (Rank #14)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters-Outside USA (Rank #49)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #8)
     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #5)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2006-09-06 by Scott Cockrell
     2008-07-22 by Rob Woodall
     2009-07-03 by Damo Buch
     2009-08-06 by Matthias Fieles
     2010-07 by Tom Milliard
     2010-09-27 by Andrej Gerber
     2011-06-13 by Andrew Rankine
     2012-09-13 by Lyngve Skrede
     2014-08-24 by Donnie Puckle
     2014-10-21 by Eric Gilbertson
     2015-07-24 by Andrew Rankine (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (56 total)

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The meteorological station on the summit of Musala, the highest peak in Bulgaria and the Balkans (2011-06-13). Photo by Andrew Rankine.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 2473 m/8113 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2473 m/8113 ft
  Key Col: 452 m/1483 ft
Isolation810.53 km/503.64 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Uyluk Tepe  (SE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Balkan Peninsula (Highest Point)
Range3: Macedonia-Thrace (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsMediterranean - Europe
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data
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Balkans highest peak is bagged (2013-07-21). Photo by Louise Ekroth.
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Summit of Musala 2925m (2014-05-13). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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Musala summit observatory in January (2016-01-17). Photo by Lev Babiev.
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