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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: Piste Perfection

Jan 08, 2017 No Comments by

Whilst the rest of Bulgaria is moaning about the cold and children not going to school because of the cold I can honestly say “what’s the problem?”. Really up at 2,700 meters is was not that cold. The sun was out and everyone was super happy on the pistes. Maybe the answer to the snow [...]

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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 by

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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Snow Forecast For Christmas

Dec 22, 2016 No Comments by

The snow forecast has just changed to show that there is a probability of snow evening of Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th December and Wednesday 28th December . But we’ve had a week of surprisingly good conditions. Here’s a client of banskoblog that I bumped into. He provides his view of the week. This was [...]

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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

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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