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It’s Snowing: First DUMP for Season 2017/18 has Begun

Nov 27, 2017 No Comments by

The live cams show the snow action. Its getting colder and now snowing in town. I expect to see 15cm on upper slopes by Friday — maybe more in parts. The snow will continue to fall all day and all night. And then continue for tomorrow too. The atmospheric pressure is just 1009 and this […]

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What The FAQ #9: What Is The Bansko Mountain Rescue Emergency Number?

Nov 26, 2017 No Comments by

The Bansko Mountain Rescue Emergency Number is 00359 88 1474. If in doubt, dial 112. There will always be an English speaker on the line. There is Emergency assistance at Bunderishka Poliana lower side entrance underneath the gondola lift. But best to get assistance on the mountain. You lift pass covers you to be taken off […]

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First Big Dump of Snow To Fall Soon: Special Booking Offer

Nov 16, 2017 No Comments by

What do I see snow? YES I do. It’s coming and so is the special offer… The Irish Harp is offering all bankoblog clients a free dessert with every main course purchased. All you need to do is show your booking confirmation. This could be a transfer only booking — simply booked in the App or indeed […]

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First Snow: My Season Anticipation

Oct 25, 2017 No Comments by

It’s always an exciting day when snow falls in the Autumn. It starts that winter season anticipation. The anticipation of the squeaking and crunching of snow underfoot and the glistening of snow crystals in the sun. And it reminds me why I love Bansko. The happy days ahead for Bansko visitors are also great days […]

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How Good Can A “Bad” Powder Day Be?

Apr 06, 2017 No Comments by

This was my thought as I approached the top of the gondola lift this morning. It felt like everyone had given up the idea of skiing. Grey overcast and some light rain in town. And still there was rain at the top of the gondola lift. So straight up Bunderitsa 1 and 2 chair lifts […]

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DUMP 2107: Epic Conditions With Snow Falling In Town

Mar 12, 2017 No Comments by

Another wonderful day on the slopes. Whilst I could not get up the mountain today, David and his friends joined me for a Facebook live video. We broadcast this video by the base gondola lift station. Its’s nearly happy hour at The Happy End (15:30 to 16:30 with the excellent Vagabond on stage The snow […]

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DUMP 2017: Epic Conditions with 80cm of Fresh Snow

Mar 10, 2017 No Comments

It’s so nice when March delivers unto us the dump when we needed it most. Today was epic and yesterday, despite the fog at times, was a 9/10. The surreal floaty conditions and the fresh snow created an air cushion of joy between your skis, or your snowboard, and the harder piste bashed piste below […]

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