Top 5 China Ski Resorts

Despite the fact that China's ski resorts are still relatively unheard of among foreign tourists, the ex-pat community living here, especially the British, Australians and Americans, have long since discovered that China not only has some decent ski slopes, but that the slopes are in fact a fun place to meet others, and of course ski gear can be rented on site.  Below is detailed information of China's Top 5 ski resorts. See China Highlights' ski tours if you want to combine your China tours with some skiing activities.

Also read top ski resorts in Beijing.

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Best places to ski in China Alshan Ski ResortYabuli Ski Resort in HarbinNanshan Ski Resort close to BeijingBeijing Huaibei Ski ResortXiling Ski Resort

1. Yabuli Ski Resort - the Largest Ski Resort in China

yabuli nongjiadayuan hotelYbuli Ski Resort
  • Features: The largest Ski Resort in China.
  • Location: Heilongjiang Province in northeast China.
  • Season: Mid November. - Late March
  • Trail vertical drop: From 200m to 1200m with the average drop of 700m
  • Skiing Market: suitable for all particularly for those experienced skiers.

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2. Beijing Huaibei Ski Resort

  • Features: ski glade surrounded by the Great Wall
  • Location: 70 kilometers from downtown Beijing (about 1 hour's ride)  in the Jiugukou (Nine Valleys Pass) Natural Scenic Area.
  • Season: December to March
  • Lift: 4
  • Trail: 6
  • Skiing Market: beginners

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3. Beijing Nanshan Ski Resort - Largest Ski Resort close to Beijing

  • Features: The best and largest ski resort close to Beijing.
  • Season: Mid December to March
  • Location: 62 kilometers away from Beijing.
  • Trail: 10
  • Ski Board: Yes
  • Skiing Market: suitable for all

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4. Xiling Ski Resort - China's largest alpine ski resort

  • Features:China's best alpine ski resort.
  • Season: Mid December to March
  • Location: At Xiling Snow Mountain 120 kilometers away from Chengdu in Southwest China's Sichuan Province.
  • Highest mountain: 5364 meters
  • Trail: 7, 10 kilometers in length
  • Skiing Market: suitable for all

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5. Alshan Ski Resort

  • Features: Resort surrounded by forests
  • Season: November to April
  • Location: On the border of Inner Mongolia in China and Mongolia itself, 3-4 hours by bus/train from Ulanhot.
  • Skiing Market: Suitable for skiers of every level.

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List of Major Ski Resorts in China

Name Location Ski Season Ski Market
Alshan Ski Resort Inner Mongolia November - April Skiers of every level
Badaling Ski Resort Beijing

Beidahu Ski Resort Jilin Province Middle November - early April Beginners to advanced
Changbaishan Ski Resort Jilin Province November - Early May Beginners to advanced
Cuiyunshan Ski Resort Beijing

Erlongshan Longzhu Ski Resort Heilongjiang December - April Beginners,intermediate and advanced.
Emeishan Ski Resort Chengdu

Huaibei Ski Resort Beijing December - March Beginners to advanced
Jingdinghu Ski Resrot Beijing

Jingyuetan Ski Resrot Changchun

Jundu Ski Resort Beijing

Lianhuashan Ski Resort Beijing

Mulan Ski Resort Chengde
Holiday makers of all ages
Linshan Ski Resort Beijing

Nanshan Ski Resort Beijing Mid December - March Skiers of all levels
Pinggu Ski Resort Beijing

Saibei Ski Resort Zhangjiakou

Shijinglong Ski Resort Beijing December - Feburary.
Tianshan Mountain Ski Resort Xinjiang

Xiling Mountain Ski Resort Chengdu Mid December - March Skiers of all levels
Xueshijie Ski Resort Beijing
Beginners, intermediate and expert.
Yabuli Ski Resort Harbin Middle November - Late March. Experienced skiers
Yunfoshan Ski Resort Beijing December- March Beginners
Yuyang Ski Resort Beijing

Wanlong Ski Resort Zhangjiajie

Wujimi Ski Resort Harbin

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I updated this article on March 13, 2014
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Questions and Answers About Top 5 China Ski Resorts

Nicole 2013-11-05
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Hi, which is the nearest ski resort to Nanjing, Suzhou or Hangzhou?
PEDRO VILLA 2013-11-03
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can u tell me how much is da cost at the largest resort for two people. plane flight as well.

Club Med Yabuli Resort is the one probably , the cost  is about 1039$/per for 3 nights 4 days  skiing tour , including accommodation. i can arrange the tour for you if are interested in.

the best time to visit Yabuli is January and Febuary.

Lily Guo replied on 2013-11-04
Yulia Blinova 2013-03-11
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Hello,Will there still be any skiing resorts open close to Beijing on March 16-17th?
Dear Sir or Madam, I've asked some of ski resorts, they also closed business. Lussie Lu replied on 2013-03-12
Rahul 2013-01-25
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I am planning a trip after vacation i.e. 18th February to shanghai and Zhengzhou for business. During the weekend where I can plan a short visit. I am travelling alone.

Hi Rahul, we are more than happy to help plan your China tour. Please kindly inform:

1. How long you will stay for each city

2. Class of hotel

3. Attractions you wish to visit

Then we will send you a detailed itinerary.

Whitney Liao replied on 2013-01-28
Eugene 2013-01-21
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Hi, is nanshan ski still open till middle or late march? I am planning a trip for maybe the 2nd and 3rd week of March in 2013.

Hi Eugene, it is not available at that time. The snow melts in late February.

Whitney Liao replied on 2013-01-22
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