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2017/18 Bansko Season Passes Announced: Buy NOW to Save

Nov 06, 2017 No Comments by

If you’re spending the ski season in Bansko, then you may now buy a season lift pass at the promotional price of 1,300 leva (adult).  I’m a long time season pass holder and I much appreciate that it comes with the benefit of being able to use the VIP lane at the gondola lift. Adult Season [...]

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Bansko Ski Season Opens on 16th December 2017

Nov 06, 2017 No Comments by

The Bansko ski season opens on 16th December 2017. As usual, I will be there to enjoy the feeling of anticipation. Alberto Tomba is the famous ski legend behind the famous Tomba black piste and World Cup course and the Tomba is probably my favourite piste in Bansko. If you’re either a regular or a [...]

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What The FAQ #6: Where Can I Get A Piste Map?

Oct 09, 2017 No Comments by

One thing you need when you come to Bansko is a piste map. Click here to open, and download if you wish, your high resolution map in a new tab (it’s free). Bansko Blog works with Euphoria Bar and Grill, the home of our live cam, and you can pick up a printed map there, [...]

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Lift Pass Prices 2018

Oct 09, 2017 No Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices 2017/18 will be announced here. Subscribe to newsletter to receive the news! Below are the 2016/17 ski pass prices. Click here to save on your discounted ski, snowboard hire, group lessons, private lessons and transfers.     Click on colourful writing above for all your, ski and snowboard hire, lessons and transfers. FAQ’s These [...]

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What the FAQ? #2: When Will The Winter Ski Season 2017/18 Start And End?

Sep 15, 2017 No Comments by

When will the 2017/18 ski season start? Like in What The FAQ #1 — my answer always includes “it depends”. In this case it depends if there is early snow and cold temperatures. Then the season start early. Last year it started on the 3rd December. Take a look at my report here. The winter [...]

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How Good Can A “Bad” Powder Day Be?

Apr 06, 2017 No Comments by

This was my thought as I approached the top of the gondola lift this morning. It felt like everyone had given up the idea of skiing. Grey overcast and some light rain in town. And still there was rain at the top of the gondola lift. So straight up Bunderitsa 1 and 2 chair lifts [...]

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DUMP 2017: Fresh Snow On It’s Way

Apr 03, 2017 No Comments

Snow will fall for Bansko from the early hours of tomorrow, Tuesday 4th April. I expect at least 8cm and then go on through much of the day. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will also see snow falls on the higher slopes. I think 15cm is possible. More happy good days on the slopes here in [...]

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