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4 Essentials For A Weekend In The Mountains

Aug 24, 2016 No Comments by

Before you head off for a weekend in the mountains, make sure you’re prepared. Here are four essential items every mountain adventure needs: Disclosure: This is a collaborative post and the author’s views here do not necessarily reflect those of the blog owner. Smartphone A smartphone is the perfect companion. Because of its small size [...]

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Fresh Snow Falling For Easter

Mar 27, 2016 No Comments by

A whole week of good ski conditions will continue this week. March is a legendary time her win Bansko, and I only wish that more places would have the confidence to remain open. Because I know that more and more of you prefer to come late season. I prefer it now, the day’s are light [...]

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Easter Skiing Snow And Après Ski Forecast

Mar 22, 2016 No Comments by

Bansko for Western Easter (rather than Eastern Orthodox Easter (see this wikipedia linkis nearly upon us. But before I talk about the forecast, I can report that the last two weeks snow conditions have been tremendous. Fresh snowfalls meant great of piste days and cooler temperature and sunshine lead to especially enjoyable days on the [...]

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Snow And Après Ski Round Up

Mar 14, 2016 No Comments by

Bansko snow has hit a high point this week. The snow fell and we’re all happy. I enjoyed some very nice turns in the fresh powder. Watch the video below — as it’s the best way to get a feel for the powder conditions. The snow road is shut. The super wide Dynastars, part of [...]

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The Snow Continues To Fall

Mar 10, 2016 No Comments by

Another great morning on the slopes above Bansko. Lots of nice off piste sections and whilst visibility was compromised, the joy of making turns in soft snow made up for it. The snow is a little heavy due to temperature that are only just at zero degrees. Here’s my video report from run number 10. [...]

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When Will The Warm Weather End?

Feb 15, 2016 No Comments by

The weather Bansko is unseasonably warm. See my video snow forecast below. Temperatures will drop on Sunday and thereafter I suspect winter will return. but it’s too early to be certain. Weather is weather and there’s nothing we can do about it. I’ve never known it like this in mid February. Nonetheless, skiing continues and [...]

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Egur Egur Armenian Cuisine Comes To Bansko

Jan 27, 2016 No Comments

I am always happy to find something different on the Bansko restaurant scene. Everyone needs a change from the shopska salad and meats in the mehanas and the ubiquitous burgers and doners. I found a breath of culinary fresh air in the newly opened Armenian restaurant Egur, Egur. Hilda Kazasyan, the owner, is the most [...]

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