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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 by

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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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

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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