Pros: Cheap, not crowded, very friendly, long green run,
Cons: No black runs, Fairly small, has not been run very well in recient years
“http://www.apt10bansko.comThere is no other town like Bankso that can provide opportunities for mountain tourism, winter sports events, professional workshops and meetings, eco and rural tourism, alpinism, spa tourism, summer and winter tours in the mountains. The mountain is strewn with numerous crystal lakes and natural sites which make tours attractive for all tastes.In the winter Bansko...” --weeclop
“ It’s a shame that in the last few years the Balkans have not had great snowfall. And coupled with this the resort of Chepelare has been dreadfully mismanaged. Chepelare is a fantastic ski area which many people have never heard of. Its only 10 Km by road from the resort of Pamporovo and its peak is actually higher. It is not covered by the larger tour operators as traditionally Pamporovo is...” --Tom Tough
The town of Bansko is located on 925 m. above sea level, and its skiing area is on 2000-2600 m. The Pirin mountain has a predominantly Alpine character and highest peak in the area is Vihren 2914 m. The ski pistes are located in two main ski - centres- CHALIN VALOG (1100-1600 m) and SHILIGARNIKA (1700-2500 m). They are approximately 10 km above the town on the northern slopes of Pirin, and are...