International BMU Photo Award “The Soul of the Mountain”

Mission We are delighted to announce the international photo contest “The Soul of the Mountain” for the best single exposure picture. We call upon you all who respect and love the nature to get your cameras and, in the form of feature photography, to discover the soul of the mountain: • finding an amazing spot […]

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BMU Executive Board meeting, February 21-22, Ovcar Banja, Serbia

Present: Martin Šolar, president, Alpine association of Slovenia Dragan Bulatović, secretary general, Mountaineering Association of Montenegro Jovica Ugrinovski member, Macedonian Mountain Sport Federation Andrej Ivošev, member, Mountaineering Association of Serbia Katica Garoska Acevska, BMU Magazine editor in chief Absent: Ermin Lipović, member, Mountaineering Association of BiH Key discussions and decisions for the upcoming BMU General […]

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Book ALPINE SKILLS

Translation of the book ALPINE SKILLS. Summer  (UIAA/PEZL) published by the Mountaineering Association of Serbia

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Bulgarian Tourist Union annual awards

Bulgarian Tourist Union presented its annual awards in the various categories during a solemn ceremony in Sofia on 14th of December. The special award for achievements in mountaineering went to the famous Bulgarian mountaineer Atanas Skatov. He is the first climber declared he is a vegan who climbed Everest. Atanas Skatov has conquered 11 summits […]

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ALPINISM GETS RECOGNITION FROM UNESCO AS CULTURAL HERITAGE

ALPINISM GETS RECOGNITION FROM UNESCO AS INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF HUMANITY Alpinism is not only a physical activity requiring athletic qualities and technical expertise. Defining it simply by pursuits like the exploration of fascinating landscapes or the quest for personal achievements is incomplete. It is all of these features and furthermore characterized by a frame […]

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Invitation: Cherni vrah peak on Vitosha mountain, Bulgaria

Ladies and Gentlemen, On 30th of June, 2018, Bulgarian Tourist Union started a wonderful initiative entitled “Women of United Europe climb together Cherni vrah peak on Vitosha mountain”, dedicated to the First Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU and the designation of Sofia as European Capital of Sport in 2018.Dear guests then were […]

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I’d rather be hiking: Medenica

Hiking trail “Medenica” The hiking trail to peak Medenica is one of the most beautiful and vivid trails in our country. It lies on the mountain Bistra in the middle of the National Park “Mavrovo”. Climbing the peak can be done on a hiking trail that starts from the area called Toni Voda, an upland […]

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New President of the Bulgarian Tourist Union

The 51st Extraordinary Congress of BTU took place on June 15th in Sofia. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ventsi Rossmanov was elected President of BTU. He is also a Chairman of Tourist Association “Kaylushka dolina” – Pleven. A new Management Board and Supervisory Board were also elected.

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Minutes from the 20th BMU meeting, May 24-26, 2019, Korca, Albania

Welcome speech given by Jani Ziso, host and president of the Albanian Federation of Mountaineering & Climbing Welcome speech given by the mayor of Korca. In his opening words the BMU president Jovica Ugrinovski welcomed the delegates to the 20th BMU General meeting. All delegations were present. For the first time the EUMA officials were […]

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