Bansko New Year snow forecast

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Bansko Gondola lift opening Saturday 30th November

Nov 28, 2013 2 Comments by

The Bansko gondola lift is opening Saturday 30th November. Recent snow falls and the coming student weekends mean that the gondola lift will be open to take us up to Banderishka Poliana. This does not necessarily mean that other lifts will be open. We’ll have to wait and see for that. There will be more […]

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It’s snowing. Bansko ski season opening ceremony

Nov 24, 2013 8 Comments by

It’s snowing. This evening; with the snow falling on Todorka, it’s a pleasure. It always feels like a long wait for the first proper snow to arrive here. But the Bansko ski season and the opening ceremony on Saturday 14th December is just around the corner.   UPDATE The gondola lift will be open from […]

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Nine ways to improve ski and snowboard fitness

Oct 08, 2013 No Comments by

Wherever you’re heading to on your skiing or snowboarding break this winter, you need to make sure you’re prepared. If you’re new to either discipline then you may not be aware of how very important it is to be fit when you first hit the slopes, otherwise your dream skiing holiday could end up with […]

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How to work a ski season in a ski resort

Apr 28, 2013 3 Comments by

With the official Bansko ski season over, the town all quiet, and my shoulder being in pain and in a sling (that’s another story for another day), I’ve been reflecting on emails that I receive every year, as regular as clockwork. Typically they are along the themes of: “How can I have a working season […]

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GoPro video snow report

Mar 08, 2013 No Comments by

The beautiful sunshine has gone and warm moist air is creating slushy conditions from 12:00. Not the best. The snow sticking to skis in particular. For regular snow reports, photos and Bansko chats you should follow me on twitter here. 60 second GoPro with Aly Ross — another great report from Aly. Thank you for the […]

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New skis and fresh snow forecast

Jan 15, 2013 1 Comment

Last week’s snow improved Bansko’s slopes. Sunday morning dawned fine, and I was blessed by being first down the corduroy tracks on the plato. In a word. Magical. The piste bashers have worked super hard this season. Whilst some pistes get cut up by 13:00, the smart folks head for Chalin Valog area for empty […]

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