Hire a hiking, climbing or mountaineering guide from this centre of alpine excellence in Malîovitsa village. A path leads from here to Malîovitsa peak (2729m). In winter, the school rents equipment (from 10 lv per person per day). It can be hard getting in touch with Central Mountain School; Samokov's tourist office can sometimes help.
Simple accommodation is available (dm from 15 lv).