Bansko - View across the Razlog valleyFrom the lofty vantage point on a beautiful day you can see right across the Razlog valley. The nearest town that can be seen is Bansko though Razlog is also in the picture.
Bansko - The view from the gondola stationAs you exit the gondola station after the 15 minute trip from the base of the mountain you are encountered with the baby slopes on the right and the Alberto Tomba run to the left.
Bansko - Looking down the Alberto Tomba runThe most demanding slope on the mountain, the Alberto Tomba competition slope ensures it has your attention and even for fit, regular rest stops at the site are needed.
At the bottom to the left you can see the baby slopes where those are found looking to renew their acquaintance with the snow or beginners can develop their skills.
Bansko - Near the top of the Shiligarnika ski areaA view up towards the top of the peak. The slope is moderately demanding and the snow is often deep with many bumps to keep the skier alert.
Bansko - Apres skiIn one of the many bars catering for the apres ski crowd, the barman shows a unique way of lighting a cigarette.