Malyovitsa Peak (2,729-m) via South Face (Class-2 Scramble)

    Malyovitsa Peak is a 2,729-meter (8,953-foot) mountain in the highlands of western Bulgaria. It accentuates the western half of the Rila Mountains, which are the tallest chain on the Balkan Peninsula (2,925-m at Musala Peak) and the highest landmass between the Alps and the Caucasus. Although Malyovitsa is … Continue reading…

Huayna Potosí (6,088-m) via Ruta Normal (Alpine Grade: AD)

  Huayna Potosí is a 6,088-meter (19,974-foot) mountain in the Cordillera Real of Bolivia. Situated a mere 15 kilometers from the city of La Paz, it has been called the most accessible 6,000-meter peak in the world. That being said, the normal (and easiest) route holds a UIAA rating of … Continue reading…