Time  2 days 17 hours 8 minutes

Coordinates 4505

Uploaded August 14, 2014

Recorded August 2014

9,582 ft
3,203 ft
22.87 mi

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near Bansko, Област Благоевград (България)

Gps: Garmin 'Etrex 20'
Map: Domino 'Pïrin' (1:50 000)

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Baikushev's pine

Baikushev's pine (Bulgarian: Байкушевата мура) (also known as the Baikushev white fir, or the Baikushev fir) is a coniferous tree from the species Bosnian pine (Pinus heldreichii) situated in Pirin, southwestern Bulgaria. It is named after its discoverer, forest ranger Kostadin Baikushev, and is located near the Banderitsa refuge. With an approximate age of about 1,300 years, Baikushev's pine is one of the oldest trees in the world and is a contemporary of Bulgaria's founder, Khan Asparukh. It has a height of 26 m, is 2.2 m in diameter and 7.8m in circumference. (Baikushev's pine. (2014, April 5). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 15:04, August 14, 2014, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Baikushev%27s_pine&oldid=602889536)
Mountain hut

Banderitsa hut

Mountain hut

Vihren hut

Mountain hut

Demianitza hut


Vihren, 2914 M

Vihren (Bulgarian: Вихрен) is the highest peak of Bulgaria's Pirin Mountains. Reaching 2,914 metres (9,560 ft), it is Bulgaria's second and the Balkans' third highest, after Musala and Mount Olympus. The peak is located in Pirin's northern parts. The easiest route is from the Vihren chalet (2,000 m), reaching the summit from the south. Other routes include those from Banderitsa chalet (1,800 m) or across the ridge Koncheto from the north. A number of Pirin's lakes are located around the peak. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vihren)


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