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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 are here. Below are the 2017/18 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 are updated are are the 2017/18 prices  No. of [...]

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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 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

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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