Archive for Skiing & Snowboarding

Speciality ski and snowboard hire from skimania

Jan 07, 2013 1 Comment by

Ski and snowboard hire. Most need it, but many think it’s all the same here in Bansko. It’s not. From shop opening times, quality and servicing of equipment, age of equipment, free storage, proximity to gondola lift to friendly service and small class sizes. These things are not the same. That’s why, long ago, I [...]

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Bansko town map, by hand

Dec 05, 2012 2 Comments by

UPDATE: We’re working on this season’s map. Pick up a free copy in Euphoria, and all good bars in Bansko. And what timing! To celebrate the glistening Bansko snow this week, the Bansko map is ready. UPDATE: 2015 map under construction On one side is the town map and the other the piste map. Please [...]

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Snow arrives and more to come

Dec 03, 2012 1 Comment by

Snow has arrived. Falling like angel dust on Bansko’s ski slopes. It has to be admitted, I write this with more than a tinge of emotion,  or maybe it’s just relief. I’ve been watching the Alps getting some fine powder over the last week. The storm was brewing and the pressure dropping and whilst I’ve [...]

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Insurers move to ensure better ski safety

Nov 25, 2012 4 Comments by

Ski safety, and the wearing of helmets, is a topic that divides opinion. Read on for why there could be more than just safety as a reason to consider wearing a helmet.   Use your head There has been a recent move by holiday insurer Essential Travel to ensure better ski safety by making it [...]

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Piste map, hand drawn

Sep 27, 2012 5 Comments by

The new Bansko piste map* is ready. Fresh from the artist’s fine hands. The piste map solution I have not been happy with most of the Bansko piste maps I have seen. Some glaring inaccuracies and omissions have not been fixed over the years. So I commissioned a new one. Drawn, by hand from a good [...]

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Ski and snowboard hire, lessons, lift passes and transfers

Sep 15, 2012 No Comments by

Bansko ski and snowboard hire, ski school, lift passes and transfers for 2013/14 are early booking now at 15% discount. free..Save 15% resort prices. Click on widget above to check prices and to make your booking. *  Fit and collect equipment and lift passes the afternoon before rental start, if you wish. *  Lift passes include [...]

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Ski and Snowboard Hire in Bansko

Oct 11, 2011 2 Comments

The 2011/2012 ski and snowboard hire, lessons, lift passes and transfers special offer for Bansko is now on. This page is for info only. For online ski packages BOOKING click here save over shop prices two BanskoSkiMania hire shops — 50 m and 80m from main gondola lift entrance small group class sizes friends and [...]

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