March’s Skiing Snippets


– PlanetSKI Heads to St Anton This Week
– Avalanche Warnings in Colorado
– Bulgaria to Ease Covid-19 Restrictions…NEW

Here we cover anything that takes our fancy.

Short news stories, eye catching videos, amusing cartoons, coronavirus updates, things that make us smile/things that make us shout at the screen… in fact anything that catches our eye in the world of snowsports.

Check out all the ‘snippets’ from the past couple of months:

We’re mixing it up.


PlanetSKI Heads to St Anton This Week


Avalanche Warnings in Colorado

Heavy snow has left an unstable snow pack over a wide area according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Centre.

One killed one person and two dogs died near Marble.

They were in a group out snowshoeing.

Four people and two dogs were traveling to a home along “an unmaintained road” on Friday when the avalanche occurred, the CAIC said in a statement.

See here for more details.

Mountain Rescue Aspen “would like to remind backcountry travellers to be aware that smaller slopes have the potential to be hazardous,” the sheriff’s office said.

People are advised to carry avalanche rescue gear if they head into the backcountry.


Bulgaria to Ease Covid-19 Restrictions

From March 5th, all foreign travellers who have a green pass will be allowed entry to Bulgaria – a move that should boost its late season ski industry.

The country is home to the main ski resorts of Bansko, Pamporovo and Borovets.

PlanetSKI was in the country a few years back:

PlanetSKI in Bulgaria

PlanetSKI in Bulgaria. Image © PlanetSKI

It plans to lift the compulsory green pass for restaurants, shopping malls and other public venue from March 20th.

The pass shows someone has been vaccinated, tested negative or is recently recovered from covid-19.

“We managed to pass through the Omicron wave without massive closures of schools or businesses… Our forecasts show that around March 20 it would be possible to end all restrictions in the country linked to the Green Certificate,” said the Prime Minister, Kiril Petkov.

Very busy Saturday in Borovets, Bulgaria. Image © PlanetSKI

Looking up at the run named after Italian skier Tomba in Bansko

Bansko, Bulgaria – photo © PlanetSKI


Image © PlanetSKI

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