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vvujisicUntitled Comment

vvujisic

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Nikolai, i just now working on my new Popadija page. When i will finish, i will add your section to Vihren page. Thanks for your effort and contribution!

Greetings,

Vlado
Posted Jan 13, 2006 4:23 pm

vvujisicUntitled Comment

vvujisic

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Thanks, Nikolai!

These days i was busy, writing the new pages of Bjelasica, Sinjajevina, Moracke Planine...

Soon i will add your North Face section on Vihen page and that Banderica information about camping.

Pozdrav,

Vlado
Posted Jan 24, 2006 4:53 am

taikavuorimiesUntitled Comment

Voted 10/10

Here is the text, and there are already enough pictures uploaded, you just have to move them into that section. I might add some more information in the future.

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The North face of mount Vihren is one of the most important climbing sites in Bulgaria. It starts from the dry glacial cirque Golemija Kazan and towers more than 400 metres above it. It is built of marble and limestone.



The left section of the face is called The Triangle and the right one - The Funnel.



Rockfalls are common, especially during the spring, the rainy summer days and the autumn. During the winter season it gets covered with snow and on some places with ice, making it a good site for mixed climbing.



The face was climbed for the first time by two German climbers - F. Auer and B. Moser, by the easiest part of The Funnel. An year later the same route was repeated by L. Telcharov and B. Stoichkov in about two hours. The Triangle was first climbed on 21.09.1947 by Andrej Todorov and Penka Mihova. On 15.02.1949 Alexander Belkovski and Vladimir Lobodin made the first winter ascent of the face (and the first winter alpine ascent in Bulgaria).



There are 7 known routes on the face. Some of them are:

"Narodna Armija" - IV+, first climbed by Encho Petkov and Hristo Borisov on 02.08.1953

"Skalnijat Zhleb" - IV+, first climbed by Encho Petkov, Georgi Vasilev and Asen Bekjarski on 14.08.1953

"Lhotse" - V+, first climbed by Valeri Peltekov and Gospodin Gospodinov on 22.07.1981
Posted Jan 13, 2006 12:32 pm

vvujisicUntitled Comment

vvujisic

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Nikolai, i just now working on my new Popadija page. When i will finish, i will add your section to Vihren page. Thanks for your effort and contribution!

Greetings,

Vlado
Posted Jan 13, 2006 4:23 pm

taikavuorimiesUntitled Comment

Voted 10/10

I think you should mention the abandoned "Banderica" camping, it's the big and unfortunately a bit dirty meadow close to Banderica and Vihren huts. It has enough place for about 60 tents and camping is allowed there. There is a small cafe that also offers food right next to the meadow. There is a big parking place too, and it's free.
Posted Jan 24, 2006 2:25 am

vvujisicUntitled Comment

vvujisic

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Thanks, Nikolai!

These days i was busy, writing the new pages of Bjelasica, Sinjajevina, Moracke Planine...

Soon i will add your North Face section on Vihen page and that Banderica information about camping.

Pozdrav,

Vlado
Posted Jan 24, 2006 4:53 am

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