Archive for Skiing & Snowboarding

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 by

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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Fresh Snow!! Video Snow Report On New Salomon S Max Skis

Dec 12, 2018 No Comments by

With yet another Bansko fresh snow falling on Monday, it was wonderful to wake up and see blue skies. It was -2C in Bansko town and -6C higher up; it was perfect for snow making machines to be blasting away. Take a look at my video snow report below: You’ll see I test for the first [...]

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Advanced Salomon Skis: New Stock Arrives

Dec 09, 2018 No Comments by

The advanced range of skis, and advanced snowboards, are coming in, ready for the opening of the Bansko.  The Salomon S Max advanced range in yellow and black look super sexy and I’ve been reading the excellent reports for their wide accessibility, easy control and confidence inspiring feeling. George is busy preparing all the new [...]

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First Day Of The Ski Season: WONDERFUL!!

Dec 04, 2018 No Comments by

Yesterday I took my time. A little nervous but excited at the prospect of the first day of the 2018|19 ski season. I strolled to our ski hire and lesson partners, Skimania, met some friends and less than 50 metres to the gondola lift. No-one, except the lift operators, were around. 35 leva for a [...]

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Bansko Opens 3rd December 2018: Special Opening Deal

Dec 02, 2018 No Comments

It is with great pleasure to announce the early partial opening of Bansko ski resort on Monday 3rd December The price of full adult card is reduced at 35 leva, a two-day costs 65 leva, and 3 days costs 95 leva. Half day lift passes not available for these reduced priced days. The duration of [...]

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