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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 by

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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How To Load (Recharge) A Bansko Ski Lift Pass

Jan 04, 2019 No Comments by

Here’s how to save time and money when buying a Bansko ski lift pass. 50% of visitors, in a six day ski vacation, take at least a morning off skiing, and many, take a whole day off skiing. This means that they can save money by buying a daily pass. They, and you, can save money by [...]

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Bansko at Christmas

Dec 28, 2018 No Comments by

Bansko on Christmas Day 2018. It was a fine sunny and quite uplifting day. You can see from my vlog how good it was. A fun day on the slopes. A family all dressed up in festive Santa and his elves gear joins me for an impromptu interview. They talk about how they come to [...]

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Piste Groomers Parade: Bansko’s Official Opening Day

Dec 15, 2018 No Comments

It’s the piste and snow groomers parade on Bansko’s official opening day, 15th December 2018. The story about corduroy are these giant machines. And they’re quite a sight; I’ve never seen so many all together. Click play below. The opening day is the usual fireworks and the ski down the lower quarter of the Tomba [...]

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