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Bansko Film Fest 22nd to 26th November 2017

Nov 15, 2017 No Comments by

The Bansko Mountain Film Fest 2017 comes to town for the 22nd to the 26th November 2017. I love mountains from many memorable moments flying above them on my paraglider, riding on my mountain bike and of course skiing on then in the ski season. The number of films to watch is huge. Here’s the […]

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2017/18 Bansko Season Passes Announced: Buy NOW to Save

Nov 06, 2017 No Comments by

If you’re spending the ski season in Bansko, then you may now buy a season lift pass at the promotional price of 1,300 leva (adult).  I’m a long time season pass holder and I much appreciate that it comes with the benefit of being able to use the VIP lane at the gondola lift. Adult Season […]

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What The FAQ #6: Where Can I Get A Piste Map?

Oct 09, 2017 No Comments by

One thing you need when you come to Bansko is a piste map. Click here to open, and download if you wish, your high resolution map in a new tab (it’s free). Bansko Blog works with Euphoria Bar and Grill, the home of our live cam, and you can pick up a printed map there, […]

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Lift Pass Prices 2018

Oct 09, 2017 No Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices 2017/18 are here. Below are the 2017/18 ski pass prices. Click here to save on your discounted ski, snowboard hire, group lessons, private lessons and transfers.     Click on colourful writing above for all your, ski and snowboard hire, lessons and transfers. FAQ’s These are updated are are the 2017/18 prices  No. of […]

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First Signs Of Winter: Snow and heavy rain expected this weekend

Oct 06, 2017 No Comments by

From tomorrow I expect to see a few centimetres of snow on the Pirin and Rila mountains that surround Bansko. Whilst there have been a few light dustings so far this Autumn, I expect we will see some snow on the Predel pass, which is the main route into Bansko that cuts through the gap […]

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What the FAQ #5: What Do I Need to Pack For Bansko?

Oct 03, 2017 No Comments by

What should I pack for my Bansko ski trip? This is a very common question and the answer, once again, is “it depends”. It depends if you are flying with a check-in bag or just a cabin bag. You can go skiing for a week with just one cabin bag. This means you get get […]

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What the FAQ? #4: Is it Safe to Drink the Tap Water?

Sep 20, 2017 No Comments

Is it Safe to Drink the Tap Water? The topic of my FAQ #4. The short answer is Yes… and No. I have drunk the tap water for many years but there is suspicion of how large businesses can operate outside any normal code of ethics. This means that I am less sure than I […]

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