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Golena peak

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Mount Golena is located in Northern Pirin - the largest part of the mountain , occupying 74% of the area of ​​the entire mountain and 42 km long . The peak is 2,633 meters high . This height , however, pales in comparison to the giants in the same proportion - Vihren peaks ( 2,914.3 m ) Kutelo ( 2,908 m ), and Swim suhodol ( 2,884 m ) . Golena is made of granite and is located on the hill, which deviates from Kamenishko side was about Solishteto southeast .

The northeast slopes of Mount Golena are rocky and trudoprohodimi in this direction is a circus Bashmandra . In contrast , the southwest slopes are grassy, ​​smooth and rounded and reach the River - a tributary of the River Bistrica Pirin .

A characteristic feature of the hill on which is situated peak Goleta is that splits in two and lowered quickly. In the final parts are covered by juniper , dwarf and sparse coniferous forest.

The highlight of Golena is extensive grassed plateau with several massive stone clusters . The northwest ridge passes smoothly to the saddle Solishteto - remnant of denudation surface . To the northeast lies the second saddle that connects Golena with neighboring Kuklite . The basis of this saddle east of it, is situated dried up lake.

If you take the challenge of conquering Golena , it will not surprise you with many difficulties. It only takes stamina , mood and aspiration . Starting points for the ascent chalets are Pirin Begovitsa . The main trail to the peak passes through the saddle at Solishteto , but it is possible to climb up and down the slopes of the hill from circus Bashmandra . The tourists in the area operate several chalets - Bezbog , Bunderitza, Vihren , Gotse Delchev, Demyanitsa, Kamenica, Camp , Raspberry , Pirin, Popov meadows, Sinanitsa and Yane Sandanski .

To make your day fully exploited, can experience not only the Bulgarian nature, but also to Bulgarian history. Nearby are the historic sites as Kremensko fortress Obidims monastery "St. Panteleimon " Rozhen Monastery" Nativity of the Virgin . " Rozen monastery is the biggest monastery in the Pirin region and one of the few medieval Bulgarian monasteries well preserved until today. It is part of a hundred tourist sites. Curious fact worth knowing is that 200 meters east of the monastery is the tomb of Bulgarian revolutionary Yane Sandanski .

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