Born in the town of Lovech Martin inherits his father’s passion for the mountains and starts climbing at an early age. Gradually from leisure activities climbing and alpinism turn into way of life. Martin is a multiple National champion in alpinism, three times Bulgarian Climbing & Alpinism Federation annual award winner with numerous ascents in the Alps, the Himalayas and the Andes.  Founder of Alpinism & Climbing School which has considerably contributed to  the Bulgarian mountaineering and climbing culture. Present member of the Gouverning Board of  the Bulgarian Climbing & Alpinism Federation. Certified mountain guide, climbing and ski instructor with numerous first ascents in Bulgaria and worldwide.

 

 

 

 

Ascents and Expeditions:

  • First Bulgarian ascents of Vallunaraju (5686 m), Ishinka (5530 m) and Alpamayo (5989 m) via the 650 m east ice wall, Cordillera Blanca – Peru
  • Island peak (6180 m), the Himalayas
  • “Shared peaks”project –
  • Cima Grande di Lavaredo via Comici- Dimai route, Cima Ovest via Cassin route and the south face of Marmolada via Vinatzer & Mesner Direct, the Dolomites, Italy
  • Piz Badile via Cassin, via Another day in paradise and via White line, the Dolomites
  • Mont Blanc Pilie du Frenay
  • Matterhorn
  • First Bulgarian ascent of Cerro Torre, Patagonia