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Snow, Sun and Snow Time To Lose

Dec 21, 2009 No Comments by

Bansko snow report comes from Nick Chongorov. Nick is a member of the Bulgarian Ski Team, today he took his camera. ‘Nuff said. “…Hello again from Nick. Today was a great sunny day in Bansko. We had Super G training early in morning from 7:30 until 10 o’clock. The temperatures were around -12º C but [...]

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Bansko Weather

Dec 21, 2009 2 Comments by

Bansko weather. Clear blue skies and over 90cm of snow on upper runs and 70cm on lower. The current very cold weather should mean excellent Christmas skiing, although temperatures look as if they will rise. Most runs are open. No lift queues — and excellent snow conditions already reported. Thanks to Frank Nadler for these [...]

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Snow Conditions

Dec 19, 2009 No Comments by

Bansko snow conditions: Web cams tell the story…with over 80 cm of snow at Todorka and 60cm at Bunderitsa. But I’ll leave it to the first of our resident snow bloggers, Nikolai Chongarov, a member of the Bulgaria Ski Team, to sum up the conditions. “Hello, dear blog readers. My name is Nikola Chongarov, I [...]

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Bansko Snow Forecast: Don’t Read This!

Nov 25, 2009 2 Comments by

With continuing very high autumn temperatures of around 19 degrees centigrade in Bansko, I felt compelled to look ahead and see if I can put myself out of misery. Read on to see when it will all change, and for the mountains to be transformed to the perfect Bansko winter playground. Because of nearly twenty [...]

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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

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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