Sun and fine skiing.

Feb 02, 2014 6 Comments

Another good few days in to ski in Bansko. Most pistes open, include the plato. Watch video to GoPro action from the slopes and snow report. Some hard areas and some icy areas. But generally nice conditions. A lift queue rewarded early arrival to the lift. More queues likely tomorrow. Use the cams to time [...]

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The Mussel Farm Dalboka Comes To Bansko

Feb 01, 2014 No Comments

Fresh mussels in Bansko? Now possible. That is why I was quite eager when I was invited to try the newly opened Dalboka Mussel Farm Restaurant in Bansko. I’m a keen fan of seafood and have been missing a proper fresh seafood in the Bansko restaurant scene. That is why I was curious to try when [...]

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The snow is falling. Good conditions prevail.

Jan 29, 2014 8 Comments

The snow tumbles down from the sky as I type this. My legs are pleasantly tired. A nice reminder of some nice sessions out on the hill. See my GoPro video report below of how things are looking now.   Lift and fun park opening news Monday saw the plato open and some fresh tracks. [...]

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Snow. Low temperatures. Come to Bansko

Jan 26, 2014 1 Comment

Overnight snow in Bansko sees, finally, a little sprinkling of white in town and, so far, another 5 cm to 10 cm of fresh snow. More snow falling. Probably another 20cm over the next 48 hours. Watch live video report below:   Fresh powder, more lifts to open There is still a hard base underneath [...]

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Snow report; getting back on track

Jan 20, 2014 13 Comments

The Bansko snow forecast is good. Whilst the snow last week helped, it was not enough to properly cover the slopes not covered by snow cannon. The good news is that Banderitsa 1 lift is now operational. This lift relieves pressure on the six person chair and opens up the Balkaniada piste. This slope was [...]

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Snow forecast

Jan 14, 2014 3 Comments

I recently took a look at five ways to enjoy Bansko when 50% of the lifts are closed. After Sunday, and several fine mornings out on the piste, I realised why I was enjoying it all so much. The sunshine.   What makes us happy The current lack of real snow has its upside. And [...]

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Five ways to enjoy Bansko’s skiing with 50% open

Jan 05, 2014 26 Comments

The latest Bansko video snow forecast and report is here. With fewer people in Bansko than a normal New Year, there have been, nonetheless, very crowded pistes.   UPDATE; New video from Sunday 12th January 2014 When the snow conditions are relying on snow cannon snow. When you see the snow is not as hoped [...]

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