Season Official Opening on Video and Pictures

Dec 18, 2016 No Comments by

The traditional opening went ahead smoothly in glorious sunshine yesterday. A treasure hunt to win an Audi A3 wen ahead as did the ski race with Giraldelli. Please see the live Facebook video below. The mainly artificial snow meant that it was icy in parts. The cold temperatures will remain cold which means non stop [...]

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Tomahawk Steak House Review

Dec 18, 2016 No Comments by

I felt a good deal of curiosity as entered the new Tomahawk Steak House located in the Astera hotel building. I had met the owner, Dobrin, at Smoky Mountain Bar and Grill which is located just 30 metres away. Dobrin may be well known to long time regulars to Bansko from the Perun Steak house, [...]

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Ski With Bitcoin

Dec 15, 2016 No Comments by

If you love bitcoin, then you’ll be pleased to hear that we can now accept it for payment for ski services. We accept bitcoin for your lift passes, ski hire, lessons and transfers. We also have 5 star hotel accommodation and ski package deal that can be paid with your bitcoin this winter. Contact for this [...]

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New Runs Open: Video and Pictures

Dec 11, 2016 No Comments by

Ski conditions have been really good in Bansko. Often the start of the season is slow and somewhat frustrating — but 2016 the snow arrived in late November and now the opening of piste number 10, the lower part of the tomba and snow road. Ivan Obreykov, the resort manager for the lift company Ulen, [...]

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Loving First Day Of The Ski Season: More Lifts To Open

Dec 04, 2016 No Comments by

The first day on the piste is always one that I look forward to. But this year it was a real pleasure because it was earlier than many previous years and the sunn was shining and the three runs open were all in pretty good condition. To make the first run more interesting I grabbed [...]

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Two lifts and Four Runs To Open 3rd December 2016

Dec 02, 2016 No Comments by

An early start to the season and the first two lifts will be open as well as the main gondola lift tomorrow. The Gondola, Kolarski (six person lift) and Detska Kotva (Shiligarnika drag lift) will be open at 08:30. Four pistes will be open. 30 leva ski pass until 20th December 2016.   Bansko App [...]

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Winter Season Starts Saturday 3rd December 2016

Dec 01, 2016 No Comments

The winter season here in Bansko will start on Saturday 3rd December. This was announced on my live Facebook video with resort Marketing Director Ivan Obreykov. It was a beautiful day. With bright sunshine and nice cold -12 C temperatures. The snow depth at the top was 75 cm and at the top of the [...]

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