Archive for Skiing & Snowboarding

Ski With Bitcoin

Dec 15, 2016 No Comments by

If you love bitcoin, then you’ll be pleased to hear that we can now accept it for payment for ski services. We accept bitcoin for your lift passes, ski hire, lessons and transfers. We also have 5 star hotel accommodation and ski package deal that can be paid with your bitcoin this winter. Contact for this [...]

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New Runs Open: Video and Pictures

Dec 11, 2016 No Comments by

Ski conditions have been really good in Bansko. Often the start of the season is slow and somewhat frustrating — but 2016 the snow arrived in late November and now the opening of piste number 10, the lower part of the tomba and snow road. Ivan Obreykov, the resort manager for the lift company Ulen, [...]

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Loving First Day Of The Ski Season: More Lifts To Open

Dec 04, 2016 No Comments by

The first day on the piste is always one that I look forward to. But this year it was a real pleasure because it was earlier than many previous years and the sunn was shining and the three runs open were all in pretty good condition. To make the first run more interesting I grabbed [...]

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Two lifts and Four Runs To Open 3rd December 2016

Dec 02, 2016 No Comments by

An early start to the season and the first two lifts will be open as well as the main gondola lift tomorrow. The Gondola, Kolarski (six person lift) and Detska Kotva (Shiligarnika drag lift) will be open at 08:30. Four pistes will be open. 30 leva ski pass until 20th December 2016.   Bansko App [...]

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Winter Season Starts Saturday 3rd December 2016

Dec 01, 2016 No Comments by

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 [...]

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World Travel Awards 2017: Bansko Wins Best Ski Resort in Bulgaria

Nov 21, 2016 No Comments by

Bansko wins Best Ski Resort in Bulgaria at the World Travel Awards. Bansko wins this for 4th time in a row with a record vote. This is the second distinction for the winter capital of balkans within 3 days after the award in Brussels for European City of Sport for the 2017. “Bansko can be [...]

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Season pass prices announced: Buy now!

Nov 14, 2016 No Comments

If you’re spending the ski season in Bansko then you may now buy a season lift pass. I’m a long time season pass and, apart from staying at the Kempinski hotel, is how you can be guarantee to be in the VIP queue for the gondola lift.   Click here for 2017 lift pass prices [...]

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