Snow Cannon Pumping: Real Snow Arrives Monday

Nov 16, 2018 No Comments by

From this weekend, 17th-18th November, the temperatures are going to be between 5°C  and zero. So the snow cannon are pumping out snow higher up. Snow, of course, is at the heart of a great ski season. The real stuff is best, but with 70% of the slopes covered by artificial snow making it makes […]

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Bansko New Year snow forecast

Jan 01, 2014 1 Comment by
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Christmas snow forecast

Dec 24, 2012 2 Comments by

Christmas in Bansko. It’s turning out to be rather good. Yesterday I enjoyed some magical moments on the deserted snow road from Shiligarnika to Chalin Valog. The snow was sparkling in the sun light; all was so wonderfully peaceful. To my slight surprise, there was still hardly anyone at Chalin Valog. The snow there rated a […]

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Snow falling and lift pass price news

Dec 11, 2012 17 Comments by

Snow is falling nicely today in Bansko town. Looking like 60cm+ snow cover higher up. A good opening ceremony is now assured for this weekend, 15th December.   Lift pass prices 2012/13 (in BGN lv)   PERIOD ADULTS STUDENTS STUDENTS CHILDREN 1 DAY 58  53 49 38 2 DAYS 112 101 96 74 3 DAYS […]

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Snow arrives and more to come

Dec 03, 2012 1 Comment by

Snow has arrived. Falling like angel dust on Bansko’s ski slopes. It has to be admitted, I write this with more than a tinge of emotion,  or maybe it’s just relief. I’ve been watching the Alps getting some fine powder over the last week. The storm was brewing and the pressure dropping and whilst I’ve […]

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Snow forecast — the season keeps going

Mar 02, 2012 No Comments by

The snow conditions have been consistently rating at 9/10 for several weeks now. The World Cup weekends are over, UK school holidays are finished and we have the Pirin mountain back to ourselves — with all lifts operational. I did not bother with reporting on the World Cup this year. I was out taking pictures, […]

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Perfect pistes. Snow coming. World cup action

Feb 17, 2012 4 Comments

Another Bansko day of just simply sublime skiing.  Ski conditions here in Bansko are near perfection. This is a magical time to be here. Nearly three metres of snow on Todorka. Just checking the weather charts, I see there could be some more snow Tuesday. I am as excited as a kid in a candy […]

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