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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 by

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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World Travel Awards 2017: Bansko Wins Best Ski Resort in Bulgaria

Nov 21, 2016 No Comments by

Bansko wins Best Ski Resort in Bulgaria at the World Travel Awards. Bansko wins this for 4th time in a row with a record vote. This is the second distinction for the winter capital of balkans within 3 days after the award in Brussels for European City of Sport for the 2017. “Bansko can be [...]

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Snow and weather report for Bansko: Join me live

Nov 14, 2016 No Comments by

Saturday we went to take a look any the flood damage on the snow road. So do scroll down to see that video. But the real excitement was seeing more snow on Todorka peak. Lower temperatures coming and this should mean that snow making can resume. Here is my report from Sunday. This was also [...]

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Bansko Mountain Film Fest 23rd to 27th November 2016

Nov 08, 2016 No Comments by

The Bansko Mountain Film Fest runs from 23rd to 27th November 2016. Once again, I’ll be doing my best to go see as many of the 120 films showing as I can. In particular, as a paraglider pilot, I am set to meet the guest Red Bull pilot, Paul Gushlbauer. Paul was born in Austria [...]

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Planning Your First Ski Trip To Bansko: Taking Control

Nov 05, 2016 No Comments

Planning your first ski or snowboarding trip can be daunting. I put together a comprehensive article listing all the winter and spring time school holidays in the UK, Ireland, Romania, Serbia, Greece, Turkey and Russia. Click here to help you plan when to visit Bansko. In this article (you can read part 1 by clicking here) I’ve updated [...]

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