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Dzhangal peak

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Dzhangal peak is one of the highest peaks in Pirin Mountain and one of the most beautiful and pleasant to climb. Located at 2,730 meters above sea level, a peak is so sharp that it is difficult to disagree more than two people. His graceful granite figure rises to side Polejansko was between saddle Dzhangalska Gate and Mount Momini yard. Even steep slopes descend to the bounding circuses . Where to be seen , the peak has a majestic appearance .

Many studies have been devoted to the name of the peak Dzhangal . Among tourists and locals , he is best known as Dzhangal or more Dzhengal . Twice attempts to be renamed , but to no avail . In 1942, the peak obtains the name Golec and at the end of the 80s of the XX century the authorities try and name Fairy . As to the origin of the name Jang most common translation is " milch sheep that is lost lamb ." A curious fact is that the shearing is leaving a lock of wool to stand out from the rest. Some writers of travel literature incorrectly , that the word means Dzhangal tassel . These words have a completely different meaning. Other researchers associate the name with a few legends , according to Zheng deity of the cult of the god Perun , the name of the leader of a rebel or bandit group operating in the area .

If you set the task of conquering the 15th highest peak in Pirin , you can do it in several ways . The most accessible and convenient trail starts Tevno lake. It is marked by an informal mark - paint , orange points. Another approach is the peak to be climbed from the saddle Dzhangalska gate. This choice , however, is recommended for experienced hikers, since the area is dangerous and highly technical difficulty. Climbing can be done from the largest of the eleven lakes Popov - Popovo Lake. Path in many places lost slope. It runs between sheer cliffs over the lake and out of the plateau on the northern slope of the peak, where with that from Dzhangalskata gate.

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