Bansko Ski Resort is a mountain ski area, located in the south-western part of Bulgaria. It lies between the two banks of the Glazne river and at the foot of the Pirin mountains, being the highest part of the resort. The town of Bansko is situated 160 km / 99 mi far from the capital of Sofia.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
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The top of the pass is at 11307 ft/3446 m and has access to a wide array of backcountry stashes. It is one of the earliest ski areas in Colorado with an annual snow fall of 300 in/762 cm. It is a historic ski resort as it works from 1937, but did not operate every year in period.
The lifts are separated to the ones pre 1989, which are 1 Constam T-Bar and 1 Heron-Huntington Double and post 1989, which are 1 Borvig Triple and 1 borvig Quad (1 Borvig double was removed in 1991). Summit elevation is 12051 ft/3673 m, base elevation is 11022 ft/3359 m and vertical drop is 993 ft/302.7 m.
Typical ski season lasts from October to early June. Trails are 40% for beginners, 40% for intermediate and 20% for advanced skiers. Services include base lodge with restaurant, ski patrol, ski shop and cafeteria.