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DUMP 2017: Happy Mira

Jan 11, 2017 No Comments by

The snow fell heavily on Monday night and so DUMP 2017 continues. Just as it will for at least another week. Mira features in today’s snow report. Mira is the happy girl on reception at skimania, my exclusive ski hire and lesson partners in Bansko. Last season Mira started to learn to snowboard and my [...]

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DUMP 2017: Cold but Good

Jan 07, 2017 No Comments by

There’s no denying the facts, it was cold today. But after a few warm up runs it was time to take Todorka fast six person lift. And, yes, this was the moment I had been waiting for — soft and forgiving snow. The snow was little chopped up in places later, but very nice. The [...]

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New Year’s Eve: What To Do & Where To Party

Dec 31, 2016 No Comments by

The Bansko temperature dropped; but the snow did not arrive actually in Bansko on Thursday. It felt like it should have snowed here. It even tumbled from the sky, glistening in all its white glory, just a few kilometres across the valley. But it hardly fell here in Bansko. Borovets did quite well with the [...]

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Discounted Ski And Snowboard Rental Prices

Dec 26, 2016 No Comments by

Save 20% with Bansko Blog ski and snowboard hire, ski school, lift passes and transfer service for 2016/17. Wait a good few seconds for this page to download, then click on colourful writing “widget” above for the pricing and booking tool Bansko ski and snowboard hire, ski school, lift passes and transfers for 2016/17 are [...]

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Snow Forecast For Christmas

Dec 22, 2016 No Comments by

The snow forecast has just changed to show that there is a probability of snow evening of Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th December and Wednesday 28th December . But we’ve had a week of surprisingly good conditions. Here’s a client of banskoblog that I bumped into. He provides his view of the week. This was [...]

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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

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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