Mountain Guide, BulgariaStoyan Shirov
Stoyan is Adventure Alternative's go to guy for all our trips to Bulgaria, he has over a decade of guiding experience for the mountains in Bulgaria but also works in Romania, Greece and Turkey. Primarily a trekking and climbing guide for both our winter and summer trips, however he also runs biking and cultural / historical tours.
Stoyan graduated UIMLA’s (Union of International Mountain Leader Association) mountain leader course, grade 1, in 2003 and specialised in Romania for grade 2. He's been a member of the AEB (Association of Excursion Guides in Bulgaria) since 2004 and is a licensed UIMLA mountain guide.
His knowledge of the mountains in and around Bulgaria is superb but you'll not just leave Bulgaria with memories from the mountains, he'll ensure that you experience the unique Bulgarian culture and history.