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Bansko Weather: Too Warm

Jan 06, 2010 No Comments by

Bansko weather was warm today, affecting ski conditions.  The Plato was open and some particularly good boarding was reported. However snow turned heavy and slushy later on. After long lunch in Dedo Pene, just off the Church square, I took the above video report a few moments after speaking to a some friends who had […]

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Snow In Bansko

Jan 05, 2010 No Comments by

Bansko weather: snow and high winds.  The Plato shut today. Some excellent skiing on fresh tracks this morning and some local hot shots were exploring off piste. Queues became a big issue today with so many lifts closed.  However as we skied down to Chalin Valog, the high winds were not an issue. And was […]

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Ski Conditions

Jan 04, 2010 No Comments by

Ski condition video report today, again from Ivanka. She was happy to be recognised from her last ski report by some Russian skiers also having a drink in The Happy End. Thanks for saying hello guys. Bansko Ski Conditions Ivanka and I hit horrendous ice, after taking piste number six on the second chair up. […]

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New Year Fireworks: Video & Pictures

Jan 01, 2010 2 Comments by

Bansko New Year 2010 fireworks across Bansko. The view of Bansko from the private jacuzzi tower at Grand Montana was perfect for witnessing the blaze of colour and noise. Happy New Year. My thank you to the contributors to this blog over 2009, especially Tina, Ivanka, Vanya, Frank, Nikola and those who have sent stories […]

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Ski Report and Video: Windy & Warm

Dec 31, 2009 No Comments by

Today was again remarkably enjoyable. Ivanka and I took the first gondola up and with this early start, the best of the sonw. However runs were very limited, the Plato lifts and runs were shut and the warm “Foehn” wind has really done its best to make this a very challenging time for the many […]

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Ski Conditions From Ivanka

Dec 30, 2009 No Comments by

Ivanka hits Bansko with her first  snow report. Ivanka, our snow blogger ski chic, enjoys her skiing as much she enjoys her partying in Bansko. I also found conditions surprisingly good today…BUT get there early and, as she says, sort a pass out the previous day (after 4pm). There are some exposed rocks in places […]

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JJ Murphy’s Night: 6.00pm Tuesday

Dec 28, 2009 No Comments

Bansko Blog night out… hits JJ Murphy’s on Tuesday 29th December! And I’ve just had some good news from Shelly, Murphy’s manager, and from the well known Bavarian long time local, Frank Nadler…  that “Star Merak” (“Old Zest”) perform in Murphy’s on Tuesday, around 6 p.m. Please come, enjoy and say hello… Traditional Bansko Choir […]

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