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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 by

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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What The FAQ#15 Everything You Need To Know About Bansko Ski Lift Passes

Jan 24, 2019 No Comments by

Where you can buy lift passes? You can buy 1,2,3,4, 5, 6 and 13 day lift passes at the gondola lift, Guinnes Hotel, Sport Hotel, Zara Hotel, Kempinski, Premier, Regnum and others. Look out for the second cash desk to the right of the main building. There’s rarely a queue there to buy your lift [...]

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It’s Snowing Powder Days: 90cm+ for Excellent ⛷

Jan 23, 2019 No Comments by

It’s Snowing on the slopes above Bansko. Powder days are here. I’m forecasting 90cm+ of snow from yesterday until Sunday evening. From Monday 28th January 2019 should see the sunshine and colder temperatures. There will be rain in town and on the snow road which will cause some damage. But I don’t think anything to [...]

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World Snow Day in Bansko: Sunday 20th January 2019 (1 leva Ski Pass)

Jan 18, 2019 No Comments by

World Snow Day in Bansko comes around every year. And this time it’s held on Sunday 20th January 2019. Bansko ski resort celebrates the World Snow Day by reducing the daily ski pass to just BGN 1 for all children up to 12 years. Whilst I can recommend a trip to Bansko, unfortunately you won’t [...]

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It’s SNOWING!!: Snow Forecast for the Next Week (it’s looking EPIC)

Jan 05, 2019 No Comments

The snow is tumbling out of the ski and has been doing so for 24 hours. 20cm has fallen. This means that Chalin Valog can now open up and some Nice powder routes through the trees are available for advanced riders and skiers.   Snow forecast for the next week More snow Sunday 6th and [...]

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