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Pirin Ultra SkyRace

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Pirin Ultra takes place in the heart of Pirin National park, part of the UNESCO World Heritage List. The route weaves through untamed nature in the wild Pirin Mountains and the start and finish are in Bansko – an oldj town, filled with history, traditions, nestled at the foot of the mountain.

From Bansko, the route attacks the demanding Pirin trails. There are technical sections on ridges and above 2,500m altitude which lead to the highest point of the race – Kuklite Peak at 2,686m.

When does it take place?

  • September– please check the race website for this year’s exact dates.

Where does the race start?

  • Bansko – Bulgaria

Pirin Ultra SkyRace Profile

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  • Distance = 66 km
  • Elevation Gain = 4,400m

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Compulsory Gear for the Pirin Ultra SkyRace

Please visit the race website to check you have all items on the list of mandatory gear.

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