Note: China's best alpine ski resort.
Season: Mid Dec. - Mar.
Location: at the Xiling Snow Mountain 120 kilometers away from Chengdu in Southwest China's Sichuan Province.
Highest mountain: 5364 meters
Trail: 7, 10 kilometers in length
sightseeing ropeway: yes
Grass ski: yes
Skiing Market: suitable for all
Xiling snow Mountain Ski Resort is the largest and best-equipped alpine ski resort in China. The resort incorporates snow ski, grass ski and other entertainment to create a year-round tourist destination.
The resort located at the Xiling Scenic Area boasts charming natural scenery, pleasurable weather condition and easy accessibility. The highway connection with Chengdu makes it very convenient for travelers to reach the resort.
Skiers love Xiling's pure, natural and unspoiled snow and scenery of the snow-blanketed forest. The advanced snowmaking system, high elevation of around 2,200-2.400 meters above sea level and low temperature has resulted in deep snow of over 60 cm. Views of the vast snow-covered forest, undulating countryside are renowned as "oriental Alps" in terms of spectacle.
Xiling's 7 international-standard trails beckon ski-lovers and challenge even hardcore skiers. More than 20 entertainment parks have been built for travelers to enjoy their time at Xiling with other snow related activities.
Another truly unique feature of Xiling is grass skiing. The 50,000-acre lawn is capable of taking grass-bob, grass cross-country mobile, grass hovercraft. Travelers can enjoy activities on grassland during times when the snow is not available. It is a cool summer resort to escape the heat, the highest temperature less than 26 centigrade degree.
The 2,500-meter long rope way connecting the ski glade to the main attractions of the snow mountain allows riders to enjoy the breathtaking sea of clouds, the sun rise, sunshine over snow mountains or forest Buddhist lights.
Tt the Xiling Snow Mountain 120 kilometers away from Chengdu in Southwest China's Sichuan Province.
How to Get There?
Tourist buses from Chengdu to the ski resort take around 2.5 hours
The area has a very developed tourist industry. Dozens of hotels provide different levels of comfort. The Azalea Holiday Hotel(Dujuan Holiday Hotel) is the best one among the three hotels inside the resort.