Yabuli International Ski Resort

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Yabuli International Ski Resort, the biggest and best ski resort in China, is 200 kilometers (124 miles) east of Harbin and 120 kilometers (75 miles) west of Mudan River in Shangzhi City, Heilongjiang Province.

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Yabuli International Ski Resort
Yabuli International Ski Resort

As the main training base for the Chinese national ski teams, Yabuli Ski Resort, located on Yabuli Sun Mountain, part of the Changbai Mountain Range, is - not too surprisingly ĘC China's largest and best ski resort in terms of overall quality, and, in particular, in terms of the gradient and quality of the pistes/ trails. With 9 intermediate-to-advanced Alpine pistes ĘC the longest of which measures 3 kilometers and has an impressive drop of over 800 meters measured from start to finish ĘC and with a first-class, 5-kilometer-long Nordic (cross-country) trail, Yabuli Ski Resort caters primarily to the experienced skier, though it also has a very wide, forgiving beginner piste at 500 meters in length, which is long enough to be challenging without being overly daunting.

Yabuli International Ski Resort
Yabuli International Ski Resort

The ski resort includes two distinctive areas: the competitive section and the leisure skiing section. The alpine competitive skiing section reaches an altitude of 1,374 meters (approx. 4,508 feet). Built according to international standard, this section provides an excellent environment for professional skiers. In the leisure skiing section, the highest altitude is only about 1,000 meters (approx. 3,281 feet), and the area provides a comparatively safe environment for leisure skiing. There is also a German built slide where tourists can enjoy sliding down from the top of the snowy mountain. Doing skiing on the slide is easy and safe, bringing visitors a thrilling experience.

Yabuli International Ski Resort
Yabuli International Ski Resort

Yabuli The resort is the biggest training centre for alpine skiers and the mountain hosts of many professional skiing competitions. In 1996 the 3rd Winter Asian Games was held here along with numerous the National Winter Games and other national and provincial competitions.

Yabuli International Ski Resort
Yabuli International Ski Resort

Besides skiing, visitors can also take advantage of the other entertainment facilities at the resort, such as the mini golf course, tennis court, turf courts, hot-air balloons, para-gliders among others. The combination of activities, the beautiful forest and comfortable facilities offer tourists a relaxing and fun vacation. In winter, the ski resort is a fantastic place for skiers; in summer tourists can escape the heat and enjoy fun outdoor activities. All year round the resort offers beautiful scenery.

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