The winter season here in Bansko will start on Saturday 3rd December. This was announced on my live Facebook video with resort Marketing Director Ivan Obreykov.
It was a beautiful day. With bright sunshine and nice cold -12 C temperatures. The snow depth at the top was 75 cm and at the top of the gondola station was 40cm. the piste machines were preparing the snow and the snow cannon were working flat out.
On the 3rd there will be just one or two lifts working and will gradually increase until the 17th December, the official opening.
Should you decide to come to Bansko to ski or snowboard then until the 20th December the lift pass price is 30 leva. After that is goes up to 58 leva per day. Click here for all the lift pass prices 2017 But you can save on all your 6, 9 and 13 day lift passes by booking here on banskoblog.com.
The Bansko Blog service for all your lift passes, ski hire, snowboard hire, group and private lessons ensures you save money and reduce time and hassle in the resort. You pick up your lift passes in ski shop and you get free overnight storage of ski, free boot drying and free storage of your own boots. The friendly welcome is also free.
Since 2008 banskoblog.com has been her driving up the standards that are a match for anywhere else in the world.
Private and group lessons, and technical support on the mountain, early opening and late closing and shop just 50 metres from gondola entrance.
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Bansko shuttle transfers are from €13.95 per person per direction — bookable only in the Bansko App — free piste map cloth (worth €5) for all bookings made both here and in the app.