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Vlog and Snow forecast for February 2020

Jan 29, 2020 No Comments by

The snow conditions have improved substantially and most people were very happy on 5 and 10. The plato still has some way to go before it’s really good — but at least an improvement with the fresh snow. Check out the snow report from the VIP room terrace below:   Snow forecast  With the high […]

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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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Vlog Snow Report from a new Bansko Blog Customer

Dec 27, 2019 No Comments by

It’s been a challenging start to the season with some poor days, like Monday and some better days like yesterday and today. But the cold temperatures have kicked in. This enables snow cannon  to to do their job and get that snow on the pistes. Tomorrow I expect all of piste 10 to open with piste […]

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Ski Season Opens (Officially): Plato Pleasures

Dec 16, 2019 No Comments by

With music, dancing, firework and snow falling  the opening day on Saturday was a good one. The high winds were not great but that all improved yesterday and for today with some fine skiing to be had on the plato. With lots of people enjoying the atmosphere it is always a pleasure to be here […]

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Bansko Christmas Snow Forecast (with a Gin & Tonic)

Dec 11, 2019 No Comments by

It’s that time of the season I love; the first run is open. Life is good. It was an epic day being taken up the mountain with Ivan Obreykov, Ulen’s (lift operator’s )marketing director. and a pleasure to take a bootle of rustic reserve’s Craft 19 gin and a bottle their gin liqueur, some tonic, […]

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Dump of ❄️ Snow

Dec 04, 2019 No Comments by

What a fabulous dump of snow we had last night. I was up at Shilligarnika to get some fresh air and it was just at the start of the snowfall to show you and the YouTube subscribers what was happening. You can see it was cold. Because a lot of snow had fallen in Sofia, […]

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Rustic Reserve Winter Gin Comes To Bansko

Nov 21, 2019 No Comments

Rustic Reserve craft gin is a sign of Bulgaria’s progress on all the things craft gin. I was looking forward to this time. Craft gin was the biggest growing drinks segment in the UK in 2018 — with sales up 30% from the previous year. And now Dr Barabara Page-Roberts and her team have expanded the […]

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