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Why This Bansko Video Snow Report Is Too Late

Apr 08, 2009 1 Comment by

Video snow update report  from the lift taken on Sunday 5th April. Thanks to Vanya Angelkova for presenting the video snow report on the lift with me. Miss Angelkova – you’re a natural! Readers should also watch this for her thoughts on her favourite Bansko club retro night at  Brilliantin, (under the Lion Hotel) and [...]

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What Is The Snow Like Now?

Mar 31, 2009 No Comments by

The warm weather in Bulgaria has, from Sunday, taken its toll on the snow conditions on the mountain. The picture above I took from the near perfect conditions on Saturday 28th.  What a difference one day makes. Here’s a short video taken in Sunday’s rain: At the moment it is not good. Slushy and heavy [...]

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Bansko Snow Conditions: Perfect

Mar 23, 2009 No Comments by

Bansko Snow Report.  3.9 metres of snow at the top and 1 metre in Bansko town. These pictures tell the story. Listen to the audio of John and I last week. He’s from Bansko Tourist Information, and had some interesting views. We have been chatting after the recoding and he’s decided to link his blog [...]

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Bansko Snow Conditions: Snowed In

Mar 21, 2009 2 Comments by

Bansko snow report: Web cams say it all. There is nearly one metre of snow in the town now. More than 2.5 metres up at Shiligarnika.  Even with a 4×4, traveling for many people is a major challenge. But with more snow falling, the ski/board conditions of the season are in the making. My advice; [...]

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More Snow In Bansko. Hot In UK

Feb 22, 2009 No Comments by

Still snowing in Bansko. Over 225cm of snow and perfect conditions for the forthcoming Ladies Downhill on the 27th and 28th and Ladies Super G on the 1st March. This event will put Bansko in the spotlight. But wait until the Men’s Super G in 2011 for the big one. Well I have been enjoying [...]

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Happy Bansko New Year Video

Dec 31, 2008 1 Comment by

My Bansko New Year Message from the Chalin Valog chair lift.Click play to view. Thank you for visiting my Bansko Blog web site and I hope you have found something interesting here this year. Now the season is in full swing, there are many more reviews on the way for site visitors. Unbiased Bansko information [...]

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Bansko Christmas Eve Ski Conditions Video

Dec 24, 2008 No Comments

Bansko ski conditions saw some icy conditions today. Still only four lifts open. See video of the icy top half of the Tomba run and my Christmas Greetings to all readers. Some queues were around 20 minutes as the picture above shows. Many visitors come to Bansko for the atmosphere, food and some fresh air. [...]

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