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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 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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DUMP 2017: Epic Conditions with 80cm of Fresh Snow

Mar 10, 2017 No Comments by

It’s so nice when March delivers unto us the dump when we needed it most. Today was epic and yesterday, despite the fog at times, was a 9/10. The surreal floaty conditions and the fresh snow created an air cushion of joy between your skis, or your snowboard, and the harder piste bashed piste below [...]

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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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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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Snowboard World Cup 2017: Success

Feb 05, 2017 No Comments

The FIS World Snowboard Cup is now over. Those that went to watch it confirmed it created a wonderful atmosphere. Bulgaria’s snowboard superstar Radoslav Yankov made all Bulgarians proud by securing the much anticipated win in front of a vocal crowd of supporters in the stadium. The full report is here: http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/alpine-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=kummer-and-yankov-triumph-historic-race-bulgaria.html I am disappointed I [...]

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