Bansko is the „main entrance“ for the rich and various options for trekking and backpacking, mountain running and alpinism, that Pirin mountain offers. These routes are among the most visited in Bulgaria and are suitable for every age and gender.
The starting points are over 10, and the 12 marked routes have total length of about 200 кm.
There are 21 locations for rock climbing, varying between high mountain and alpine terrain. The mountain here is very suitable for alpine and rock climbing practice.
Bansko offers many options for lodging and food year-round and is also the base of Mountain Rescue Service (tel. 07443/ 3075 and 3076).