Aconcagua for 9 hours and 52 minutes

The Macedonian moutаineer and mountain runner Aleksandar Kirkovski on February 14, 2019 achieved his fastest time for speed ascent/descent from Aconcagua 6.962 m, the highest mountain in the western and southern Hemispheres, in the Andes. Starting at the base camp of Plaza de Mulas 4,300 m at 7am Kirkovski needed a total of 9 hours […]

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Peak Fees in the Indian Himalaya

As a part of the promotional drive launched by the IMF for the 2019 climbing season, the Peak Fees for some major climbing peaks in the Indian Himalaya have been reduced for Foreign Expeditions. The document containing detailed information regarding the scheme is attached below for your reference. Reduced Peak Fees 2019 – IMF

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Winter speed ascent/descent of Mt Olympus

Winter speed ascent/descent of Mt Olympus, peak Mytikas 2918 meters, Greece’s highest point. This achievement was realized by Aleksandar Kirkovski on 23.12.2018, starting from Gortsia 1100m in 7 hours 10 minutes total time for a round trip. Logistical support in this project were Sasa Grbic, Petar Ivanovski and Dejan Todevski. __________ VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pmU7Fk3Mzo GPS: https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/3244966362

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Balkan Mountaineering Orienteering Competition 2019

Balkan Mountaineering Orienteering Competition in 2019 will be organized in Bosnia and Herzegovina for members of the mountaineering associations which are members of the Balkan Mountaineering Union (BMU). DATE: 11th to 13th of October 2019 Mountaineering orienteering competition tests a range of skills, experiences and usage of technical tools for moving in nature, especially in […]

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This is Herstory

“This is Herstory” documentary project present inspiring female portraits from the Balkans, devoted to action sports. In the first episode which is about to be released soon, Alex Totkova, Argyro Papathanasiou, Ilina Arsova & Uta Ibrahimi share their unique stories for passion, dreams and challenges in life. Screenplay: Ilina Arsova and Igor Hristov Director: Igor […]

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Bulgarian Tourist Union, annual awards

On 15th of December the Bulgarian Tourist Union (BTU) presented its annual awards in different categories. The President of the Bulgarian Tourist Union Prof. Dr. Alexei Stoev presented the awards.The mountaineer Nikolay Petkov, a participant in the Everest 84 Expedition, received the special merit award. The BTU Mountain Song Choir performed popular mountain songs. The […]

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Northwestern Bulgaria – from Timok river to Iskar river

On 4th of December, 2018, a presentation of the guidebook of engineer Ivan Mihailov – “Northwestern Bulgaria – from Timok river to Iskar river” was held at the Information Center of Bulgarian Tourist Union (BTU) in Sofia. The book includes walking routes that are next to the starting point of the Bulgarian part of E-3 […]

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European Union of Mountaineering Associations collaborative member in Balkan Mountaineering Union collaborative member

During the First General Assembly of EUMA (European Union of Mountaineering Associations) in Brussels, November 10th, 2018, Balkan Mountaineering Union (BMU) was admitted as collaborative member in the EUMA. ….. Vo tek na prvata General Assembly na EUMA (European Union of Mountaineering Associations ) odrzana vo Brussels na 10 Noemvri 2018, BMU bese primena kako […]

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