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Lift Passes Reduced by 20%: Buy IN RESORT.

Mar 15, 2018 No Comments by

From today 15th March 2018 the price o a gondola lift ticket has been reduced by 20%. You can buy your reduced price lift pass at the gondola lift cash desk to MPM Guinness or MPM Sport hotels. The snow is fantastic right now. Snow road get slushy but it’s still open. Fabulous spring skiing. [...]

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Fresh Snow Falling: snow forecast

Feb 25, 2018 No Comments by

As I type this I am delighted to say that the snow is falling heavily up high on Bansko’s slopes and moderately in Bansko. Check the HD livestream queue cam above to see the snow action. NOTICE: Support the blog / the app / the video / the cams by booking here. For last nine [...]

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Gondola Lift Queue Cam: HD Livestream in YouTube

Feb 06, 2018 No Comments by

Bansko gondola lift and the queues there receive a lot of attention. So now you can study the gondola lift and the snow and weather from the new live streaming cam here and in YouTube. Be sure to subscribe in YouTube. It took an incredible amount of effort not only to place the cam there, [...]

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Fresh Snow Falling: More Expected 10th February

Feb 04, 2018 No Comments by

After a week of mainly sunny skies, it was time the snow arrived. Around 10cm of the white stuff has fallen over the last 24 hours. But temperatures were high and the precipitation fell as rain as high as Banderishka Poloiana. But the fresh snow is welcome and will see a good week ahead. Temperatures [...]

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Come Prima New Menu from Executive Chef Trevor Portelli is a Delight

Jan 31, 2018 No Comments by

Come Prima, the a la carte restaurant at the Kempinski, offers a new degustation menu, prepared in modern and unique technique, taking you through a beautiful selection of tastes and flavours recommended by their Executive Chef Trevor Portelli. Full Disclosure: Kempinski is a sponsor of Bansko Blog and whilst I never recommend anything I have not [...]

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Kempinski Lobby Bar Special Offer: Three Course Menu

Jan 31, 2018 No Comments by

The Kempinski has a new Lobby bar three course special menu.  And the new menu, see below, looks not only delicious but rather good value at only 55 leva per person. The lobby bar area of the Kempinski is probably my favourite place to meet friends. The area has the added benefit of, on selected [...]

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What The FAQ #12: How Do I Get A VIP Fast Lane Lift Pass?

Jan 30, 2018 No Comments

A Bansko VIP fast lane lift pass, and how to buy one, is a question I am asked several times a day. And for good reason, the lift queues have been long for many of the days so far this ski season. 1.   Stay at the Kempinski, Premier, Regnum, The Grand hotel. These hotels [...]

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