Archive for Ski Gear

MessyWeekend Ski Goggles: What All Skiers & Snowboarders Need

Feb 15, 2020 No Comments by

Some of you have noticed I have been wearing some new goggles — you know the ones, the shiny green lenses that match my new jacket. Well after over a month of testing them in all conditions I can say that my new pair of MessyWeekend FLOAT ski goggles are just what I needed. Here’s [...]

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From Gondola Lift to Skimania: Our Ski hire and Lesson Partners since 2008

Jan 20, 2020 No Comments by

I’m back with a blog, a vlog and pictures. The refurbished Skimania shop, the return of Mira on reception and loads of smart new vehicles in the 60+ vehicle transfer fleet. Watch my stroll from the gondola lift to the shop which includes an unexpected chat with some blog followers. I’ve never been happier with [...]

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New Salomon S/Race MT Advanced Skis Arrive For Rental

Nov 12, 2019 No Comments by

Getting ski hire right is part of proper due diligence when planning your ski holiday. Bansko Blog was started in 2008 because I realised it was easy  for people new to Bansko to end up with useless skis. That is what happened to us. 7 year old skis, not properly waxed, noe edges — truly [...]

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Choosing the Right Snowboarding Gear: 4 Key Tips

Nov 08, 2019 No Comments by

If you’re new to snowboarding, you should know that choosing the right gear is essential even before you start your journey. There are a lot of snowboards, boots, pants, and bindings that you can choose from, and each person should pick the ones that suit them best. You can’t borrow your friend’s boots or snowboard [...]

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Gear for Children: Buy or Rent?

Oct 14, 2019 No Comments by

As a ski parent, I’m presented with the dilemma of whether to buy or rent ski gear. When your nine year old is blasting down a red run she really starts to need the greater control of advanced boots and skis. The problem is, that you will be lucky if the ski or snowboard boots she [...]

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