This world-wide famous Bulgarian mountain resort and the biggest in Bulgaria is located at 70 km to the South of Sofia at 1300 m above the sea level. The mean annual temperature is 5,5? C. The snow holds more than 100 days a year. There are 14 ski runs of varied length and difficulty, 3 cross-country tracks, a ski-jump, a gondola lift, two chair-lifts and 10 drag-lifts. Borovetz is the start point for excursions to Musala Peak (2925 m above s.l.), the highest peak in Rila and in the Balkan Peninsula as well.