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Snow Report: Rain To Snow

Jan 10, 2010 No Comments by

Today’s snow report come from Richard live from the slopes of Bansko. He is a keen snowboarder, as well as skiier, and has a penchant for the odd beer or three as well as some unusual head gear. Snow Report From Richard I got to the gondola at 8am.  But on my way it felt [...]

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Snow And Weather Report

Jan 08, 2010 3 Comments by

Bansko snow and weather video above. It froze to ice in Bansko town last night. Some ice on the paths when I strolled across to the gondola. But this slight drop in temperature will help keep ski conditions satisfactory for the first part of the day. Expect slush later on. After Ivanka’s name day snow [...]

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Snow Report Videos: Name Day Special

Jan 07, 2010 4 Comments by

Snow conditions in Bansko today were fine higher up to start with. Ivanka gives us her video report. Lift Queues But even us being at the lift at 07.55 could not secure first gondola. Many more British folks in the queue today. But did this account for fuller gondolas and quicker moving queues? The Plato [...]

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Bansko Weather: Too Warm

Jan 06, 2010 No Comments by

Bansko weather was warm today, affecting ski conditions.  The Plato was open and some particularly good boarding was reported. However snow turned heavy and slushy later on. After long lunch in Dedo Pene, just off the Church square, I took the above video report a few moments after speaking to a some friends who had [...]

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Snow In Bansko

Jan 05, 2010 No Comments by

Bansko weather: snow and high winds.  The Plato shut today. Some excellent skiing on fresh tracks this morning and some local hot shots were exploring off piste. Queues became a big issue today with so many lifts closed.  However as we skied down to Chalin Valog, the high winds were not an issue. And was [...]

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Ski Conditions

Jan 04, 2010 No Comments by

Ski condition video report today, again from Ivanka. She was happy to be recognised from her last ski report by some Russian skiers also having a drink in The Happy End. Thanks for saying hello guys. Bansko Ski Conditions Ivanka and I hit horrendous ice, after taking piste number six on the second chair up. [...]

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Ski Report and Video: Windy & Warm

Dec 31, 2009 No Comments

Today was again remarkably enjoyable. Ivanka and I took the first gondola up and with this early start, the best of the sonw. However runs were very limited, the Plato lifts and runs were shut and the warm “Foehn” wind has really done its best to make this a very challenging time for the many [...]

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