Malyovitsa resort is located in the northwestern part of the Rila mountain, 27 km from Samokov. Permanent snow ensures skiing in the winter. Two lifts provide access to the slopes for good average and advanced skiers. Malyovitsa is a well known place in the Bulgarian mountain climbing and hiking. At the foot of Malyovitsa peak is located Malyovitsa hut starting point for trips to the top. From the hut to the top of the glacial valley leads marked trail, part of the international tourist route E4. The area around Malyovitsa peak and the slopes of valley of the river Malyovitsa are avalanche dangerous and should be passed with caution during the winter season.