Archive for Skiing & Snowboarding

The Health Benefits of Skiing ⛷ and Snowboarding

Aug 05, 2019 No Comments by

I have long maintained that skiing is good for you, for so many reasons. So when an infographic turned up I was happy to post it and post a link to the company who sent it to me (skiline). One thing that is especially good about Bansko and skiing is that you can afford to have [...]

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5 Ways to Make Your Next Ski Trip The Best One Yet

Jun 07, 2019 No Comments by

Skiing: a time to get your adrenaline levels pumping and also take in some amazing views from the top of an alpine peak. Your first skiing trip was a learning experience and you probably spent most of your time on the beginner slopes just trying not to fall over. Your next skiing trip is where [...]

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How to Face the Snow Like a Boss

Apr 11, 2019 No Comments by

Whether you’re getting ready for winter or that you’re simply living in a place that has a snowy climate, gearing up for cold weather gets overwhelming sometimes. On one hand, you’d want to be prepared, but on the other, you don’t want to be bogged down by too much stuff you’re carrying. Regardless of what [...]

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Social Spring Skiing: April is the New March

Apr 05, 2019 No Comments by

April is the new March. Or rather it would be, if the ski lifts stayed open for another week. With more snow expected next week, there will be a few frustrated Bansko visitors who were hoping the season would be extended — just like it has been in other years. But not this year. The [...]

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FIS World Cup Bansko 2019: 22nd to 24th February 2019: Prices and Info

Feb 16, 2019 No Comments by

Bansko is host of the FIS World Cup 2019. This is the eighth time Bansko hosts The World Cup and is back for 2020 and 2021 for certain. This year’s participation is from 22nd to 24th February. If you are here now, you may see the big platform at the Banderishka Poliana. It is suitable for [...]

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The Ski Season That Keeps on Giving: Snow Report and Forecast

Feb 07, 2019 No Comments by

As we are now half way through the Bansko winter ski season, it’s nice to pause for a second and reflect on how it’s all going. The good news was up until last Sunday that lift queues were way down on the previous season. And my greatest surprise has been how good it’s been for [...]

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Bansko Snow Forecast of 1.5 metres of Fresh Powder

Jan 25, 2019 No Comments

The snow if falling heavily in Bansko and on the Pirin range of mountains.This five day dump of snow will keep coming tomorrow. It could mean that there will be 1.3 metres of fresh snow on upper slopes by Sunday. This is, of course, good news for powder hounds. Today it was off piste, on [...]

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