Archive for Skiing & Snowboarding

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

Mar 07, 2017 No Comments by

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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DUMP 2017: The Big One Is Coming

Mar 05, 2017 No Comments by

The Bansko ski season has entered the phase I love the most, it called March. Almost every year, that I can remember, this is the month with some of the biggest dumps of snow happen. And it looks like 2017 is looking like no exception; but it come with a dose of snow anxiety due [...]

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From Todorka To Bansko Town via The Tomba (Live)

Feb 15, 2017 No Comments by

Another bright cloudless Bansko sky. Clear blue skies and cold temperatures around -12 C greeted me at the top of Bunderitsa 2 chair lift. This is the second chair lift you take for accessing the top via Bunderitsa 1 chair lift — from the top of the gondola lift. Check out the video above. You’ll [...]

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BanskoSkiMania Shop Open From 07:30 To 21:00

Feb 11, 2017 No Comments by

BanskoSkiMania are open from 07:30 to 21:00 all of February, March and April. If you are arriving on a Friday Saturday or Sunday then I recommend you go into the shop later, after 6.30pm. This will ensure you can get you skis or snowboards and boots fitted quickly. Be sure to say hello to Mira [...]

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DUMP 2017: Happy Mira

Jan 11, 2017 No Comments by

The snow fell heavily on Monday night and so DUMP 2017 continues. Just as it will for at least another week. Mira features in today’s snow report. Mira is the happy girl on reception at skimania, my exclusive ski hire and lesson partners in Bansko. Last season Mira started to learn to snowboard and my [...]

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DUMP 2017: Cold but Good

Jan 07, 2017 No Comments by

There’s no denying the facts, it was cold today. But after a few warm up runs it was time to take Todorka fast six person lift. And, yes, this was the moment I had been waiting for — soft and forgiving snow. The snow was little chopped up in places later, but very nice. The [...]

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Dump Alert 2017: It’s Snowing

Jan 04, 2017 No Comments

We’ve been waiting for this moment in Bansko for a good week now. And it’s finally here, Bansko Dump 2017. Starting last night around 10cm of snow had fallen at the top of Shiligarnika 1 lift. Click play for John’s snow report. He was the first to be up there to bring you these great [...]

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