Rila Monastery

Rila, Bulgaria

The Rila Monastery is a col with a length of 19.6 kilometer. This is a category 2 col. It is located in Rila, Kyustendil, Bulgaria. The average grade of this col is 3.1% with a maximum of 5.5%. The Rila Monastery ascents from 559 meter at the start, to 1.153 meter at the top, with a total of 594 ascending meters.


Rila Monastery Profile


Distance 19.6 km
Elevation gain 594 m
Average grade 3.1 %
Maximum grade 5.5 %
Climb category 2
Minimum elevation 559 m
Maximum elevation 1153 m

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The Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, better known as the Rila Monastery is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria.