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Yabuli International Ski Resort

Yabuli International Ski Resort: General Introduction

Sitting in the north of Da Guokui Mountain (Peak 1) and Er Guokui Mountain (Peak 2) of Zhang Guangcai Mountain Range, 195 km southeast from Harbin City, Yabuli Ski Resort is 1,374 meters in altitude and covers an area of 2,255 hectares. Sports including Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined, and Freestyle Skiing will be competed here.

Yabuli's name is originally derived from a Russian word meaning "apple fields.” and was once used as a hunting filed by the Manchu imperial family and nobility during the Qing Dynasty. Yabuli is has an average annual temperature between 2 and 10 degrees Celsius. Winter sees 3 to 50 centimeters of high quality snow at ground level, and depths of around1 meter up in the mountains. Snow covers the ground 170 days a year, and the skiing season can last up to 6 months.

Yabuli’s fame was established by its hosting of the 1996 Third Asian Winter Games, and since then it’s been building up to become China’s biggest winter sports venue, featuring the most advanced equipment and facilities as well as superior conditions not found anywhere else. The 3800 meters long main skiing trail is located at an altitude of 1300mwith cable car lifts. The whole resort is surrounded by imposing mountain ranges lavishly covered with pine forests. There is a spectacular view from the ridges and wild animals are also frequently sighted in the resort. In 2009, the home of snow-related events during the 24th Winter Universiade was held at Yabuli.

Yabuli International Ski Resort: Travel Tips

Address: Yabuli Town, Shangzhi City, Heilongjiang Province

Phone: 0451 – 53455126

Admission Fee: CNY10

Ski Price: please check at the ski resort

Last Updated on Friday, 28 June 2013 10:40