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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 by

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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Top 5 Ways To Book and Save On Your Bansko Christmas and New Year Ski Trip

Mar 22, 2017 No Comments by

This is how to grab a bargain ski trip to Bansko this Christmas and New Year and for January 2018. And it starts right now because EasyJet launch their flights tomorrow 23rd March 2017 for flights from 29th October to 4th February 2018.   1.  Book your flight when they are first offered for sale By [...]

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When Will The Bansko Ski Season End?

Mar 20, 2017 No Comments by

This Bansko ski season is set to end on the 17th April 2017. And you, like me, will be thinking, what will the snow be like in April?  See my snow report from the snow road below:   Weather forecast Already we have typical Spring ski conditions. This means great skiing in the morning but slushy [...]

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DUMP 2107: Epic Conditions With Snow Falling In Town

Mar 12, 2017 No Comments by

Another wonderful day on the slopes. Whilst I could not get up the mountain today, David and his friends joined me for a Facebook live video. We broadcast this video by the base gondola lift station. Its’s nearly happy hour at The Happy End (15:30 to 16:30 with the excellent Vagabond on stage The snow [...]

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Skimania open at 08:00. Gondola starts at 08:30. DUMP 2017

Mar 08, 2017 No Comments by

With a later gondola start time of 08:30, skimania now open at 08:00. This gives plenty of time for your to get to the gondola early for its start at 08:30. Skimania remain open until 21:00 in the evening. Now let’s talk snow… DUMP 2017 Today’s fresh powder was very welcome. Please see snow report [...]

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Ski Lift Pass Prices Reduced By 20% From 15th March

Mar 07, 2017 No Comments

From 15th March until the end of the season the price of a one day adult lift pass, purchased from the gondola lift cash desk, is reduced from 58 leva (€29.63) to 46 leva (€23.50). A 20% reduction. This surprise discount comes at a time when substantial dumps of snow are expected over the next week. [...]

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