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Bansko Ski Resort Guide

Bansko Ski Resort Guide

BANSKO (BG). Never again... photo


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freeride 2010, Bansko photo


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Todorka peak, Bansko photo


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Chalin Valog, Bansko photo


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Latest Snow Report

Issued: 22 Dec

  • Last Snowfall:
  • Snow Depth (upper): 20 cm
  • Snow Depth (lower): 15 cm
  • Piste: Good
  • Off-piste: Not Enough Snow

Today’s Weather (2100 m)

25 NNW25
-2 °CF-Level
25 NNW25
1 °CF-Level
20 NNW20
4 °CF-Level

Bansko is 170km south of Sofia and about an hour's drive beyond Borovets. It is in the shadow of the 2,915m peak of Vihren mountain, in the spectacularly beautiful Pirin range. Bansko features 75km of mainly wide, tree-lined slopes in three nearby areas: Shiligarnika, Chalin Valog and Banderishka Poliana. Plentiful off-piste skiing.

Resorts close to Bansko include: Malyovitsa (43 km), Borovets (50 km), Lailias (59 km), Falakro Oros (70 km), Vitosha (90 km)

Bansko ski chalets, resort hotel accomodation and ski lodging Bansko Chalets, Ski Hotels & Lodging

Bansko Location Maps

Bansko Location Map

All Bansko Resort Stats

Piste info

  • Trails (Pistes): 20
  • Beginner: 20%
  • Intermediate: 70%
  • Advanced: 10%
  • Cross-country: 5 km
  • Snowmaking: 80%
  • Acres of ski: -
  • Terrain Parks: -
  • Halfpipes: -


  • Restaurants: 100
  • Bars: 50
  • Slopeside accommodation: -

Mountain info

  • Vertical Drop: 1000 m


  • Gondolas / Cable Cars: 1
  • Toplift: m


  • Season opens: 5 Dec 2014
  • Season closes: 6 Apr 2015

NEW! Announcements & News from the Bansko ski resort manager

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Information supplied 5 Mar 2014

Visitor Reviews of Bansko

Ellie Walker from Bulgaria writes:

Brilliant snow conditions for March. Empty pistes, fresh powder and cold sunny days. Staying in a great chalet run by an English guy called Matt. Horizon Festival is on at the moment. Loads of great music from the UK.

Click here to read 320 more reviews of Bansko or submit your own

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Resorts and Mountain Peaks Surrounding Bansko

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Mountain Peaks
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Todorka, Bulgaria3 km
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