Huge Snow Fall; Epic Bansko Ski Conditions

Jan 16, 2016 No Comments

Snow falling heavily — the rain in town will turn to a lot of snow overnight. Wonderful day today — tmrw we’ll have 70cm of fresh powder. I can’t wait. Bansko’s new high speed 6 pack chair lift is superb for servicing the Balkaniada and The Tomba runs. Snow Forecast Snow will continue all day [...]

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50cm Of Fresh Snow Brings Great Conditions In Bansko

Jan 05, 2016 No Comments

Bansko snow fell heavily last night. After the restricted pistes last week, things are now looking on track for the season. But there is some warm air right now that will last for another day — then temperature move back down again and more snow higher up will fall. There could be some rain in [...]

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Snow Is Falling; Low Temperatures. Happy Days Ahead

Dec 30, 2015 No Comments

The snow forecast for Bansko in my last blog post came true. Today light snow and cold temperatures. The ski clips and forecast is from today. Snow Forecast Snow making will open more pistes very soon. On Sunday, Monday and Tuesday around 50cm of snow will tumble down from the skies. Conditions are set to [...]

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Dear Santa

Dec 24, 2015 No Comments

Snow is all I want for Christmas. Is that how the song goes? Dear Santa please bring lots of white stuff to Bansko this Christmas. We have to be patient — but i’m less so inclined. Please do not make us wait too long. So back to the facts. For now, it is artificial snow. [...]

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Pistes 1, 8, 10 and 12 Open; Will More Runs Open Soon?

Dec 19, 2015 No Comments

It was a strange feeling to have a season open with barely any Bansko skiing last weekend. I’m now relieved to see that the hard work that Ulen have put in to get some runs open has payed off. I have enjoyed much debate in the Bansko App Chat about the snow, weather and much more [...]

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Kempinski At The Local Day Care Centre Zdravets

Dec 18, 2015 No Comments

The Kempinski managers shared the Christmas spirit with children from the local centre Zdravets. As every year, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko respected the tradition and got ahead of Santa Claus by bringing gifts to the kids from Zdravets, the local day care centre for children with multiple disabilities. Earlier this week, the hotel’s management [...]

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Ski Season Opens; Not

Dec 15, 2015 No Comments

The official Bansko ski season opening was on the 12th December. You would have thought the pistes were open when reading some news sites. But they were not, and will probably remain closed until Saturday 20th December. Some real snow arrives Thursday. After that I will take another look next week. But, nevertheless, I tried [...]

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