Blog Posts - Ski Season



Ski Season Opening Joy In Pictures and Video

The Bansko ski season commenced in a most joyous fashion. Clear blue skies and good snow cover of 70cm+ on the Plato. Nice music and entertainment on the stage at Banderishka Polliana as well as the downhill stars of the past enjoying the event in th...
by Bansko Blog on Dec 16, 2014

Snow Falling Ready For Bansko Ski Season Opening

  Bansko ski season is fast approaching. The weather and snow in Bansko for the ski season opening on 13th December is what I, and I think you, are interested in. The snow is a little wet — but hey, this is really good news. I expect to v...
by Bansko Blog on Dec 8, 2014

Ski Season!

Can you feel it? Winter is nearly upon us and time to dig out your chunky-knit woollen jumpers, sharpen your skis and dust off your goggles. Yay, it's ski season!Whether you're a novice or nearly professional, Austria is the place to be for anyone wh...
by Honest Mum on Oct 13, 2014

El Cerro Catedral abrirá el fin de semana largo para esquí

Esquiadores y snowboarders podrán disfrutar la nieve en cerro Catedral este fin de semana para recibir el invierno 2014. La empresa Catedral Alta Patagonia habilitará un sector de la montaña y el jueves habrá una jornada especial para residentes...

Ideal Resorts in Europe for Beginner Skiers

For those who have not been skiing before many versions of the holiday come to mind. There the ones where the entire family are gently lacing down the mountain taking the whole event in their stride. Others think of wipe outs, head first snow diving...
by Mommy Travels on Jan 11, 2014

Getting Ready For Ski Season

After attending the Windy City Ski and Snowboarding Show, I got inspired to put together a set of ski gear, so that I could get some skiing in more locally before we head out to Breckenridge for Spring Break. I knew I didn't want to spend an arm and...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Nov 7, 2013

Season ends 7th April: a look back

Ulen, the Bansko lift operator, have announced that Sunday 7th April will be the last day for the Bansko ski season and for the lifts to be fully operational. The gondola lift will shut and, well, that is it. It’s all over. Whether the snow, hi...
by Bansko Blog on Apr 2, 2013

Vail, Colorado: An Insider’s Travel Tips Vail, Colorado

Who hasn't heard of this masterpiece of skiing bliss. Vail has been slated as one of the world's best places for snowboarding, skiing, dining, shopping, hiking and site seeing. When you go, here's a few tips on how you can make your experience in Vai...
by eTravelTrips on Feb 28, 2013

Travel: 4 Gorgeous Ski Chalets to Kick Off the 2013 Ski Season

  Want to kick off the 2013 ski season in style? Then go to one of these gorgeous chalets! Read on to find the one for you. Mind you, they’re all that fabulous, you’ll probably have trouble deciding. Chamois Lodge, St Martin de Belle...
by Jetsetera on Jan 3, 2013

Where and When Should You Do a Ski Season?

Welcome to part 3 of a guide to working a ski season. Location, location, location. Where you do a ski season can make or break your experience. Seasons in the Northern hemisphere run from around November or December until May or June. Seasons in th...
by Great Big Scary World on Dec 17, 2012

Where Can I Find a Ski Job?

Welcome to part 4 of a guide to working a ski season. It is possible, of course, to go to the resort and find yourself a job. To do this, you may need to rely on having money to back you up, and a lot of luck. If you do such a thing, you may be [...
by Great Big Scary World on Dec 17, 2012

Part 1: The Benefits and Drawbacks of a Ski Season

  Welcome to part 1 of a guide to working a ski season. Each job on the mountain has unique benefits and drawbacks which you can learn about in part 2. The following benefits and drawbacks of a ski season are generic and loosely applied to every...
by Great Big Scary World on Dec 17, 2012

Part 2: Which Job Should I Have in a Ski Resort?

  Welcome to part 2 of a guide to working a ski season. When working in a ski resort, each job has specific benefits and drawbacks. Rather than recommending one specific job, the benefits and negatives of each job are listed below.   Chalet...
by Great Big Scary World on Dec 17, 2012

Life of a Ski Rep

  The life of a ski rep is arguably the best life on the mountain. As a ski rep, my main responsibility was to be ‘the face of the company.’ This basically means interacting with guests. My job was talking. It started when guests arr...
by Great Big Scary World on Dec 17, 2012

Part 3: Where and When Should You Do a Ski Season?

  Welcome to part 3 of a guide to working a ski season.   Location, location, location. Where you do a ski season can make or break your experience. Seasons in the Northern hemisphere run from around November or December until May or June.
by Great Big Scary World on Dec 17, 2012

Part 4: Where Can I Find a Ski Job?

  Welcome to part 4 of a guide to working a ski season.   It is possible, of course, to go to the resort and find yourself a job. To do this, you may need to rely on having money to back you up, and a lot of luck. An easier, more certain w...
by Great Big Scary World on Dec 17, 2012


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