Beijing ski resorts
Nanshan Ski Village
Largest ski resort located near Miyun County, 70km from Beijing. Skiing, snowboarding, sledding, toboggan run, iceclimbing, cable hang-glider and children snowmobiles. Trails for beginners, intermediate and advanced skiers. There is a direct bus service running to Nanshan 7 days/week with seat reservation. Departure Beijing 8.30, return is at 17.30. Return ticket price is 30 Yuan, travel time 50 minutes.
Opening time in Winter: 09.00 – 17.30. There is a hotel with 24 rooms, restaurant, tea house, cafe corner, rental shop. The website of Nanshan is www.nanshanski.com (Chinese/English)
Huaibei Ski Resort
Located at Jiugukou Natural Scenic Spot near a river with the Great Wall around. Distance to Beijing is 70km. Several ski trails: 4 trails for beginners, 2 intermediate and 1 advanced trails. Total length of the trails is 3800m; the drop elevation of 238m. Cableway has length of 1200m.
Huaibei Ski Resort also offers archery, horse drawn sledding, snowmobiles, ropeways, a ski school and rental shop. Opening time of Huibei is from late November till the first week of March. Website is www.hbski.com (in Chinese).
Yunfoshan Ski Resort
Yunfo Mountain Vacationing Village is located in Xiwangzhuang Town of Miyun County. The Buddha Cloud Ski Resort Creek has one trail for advanced skiers, 3 trails for intermediates and 4 beginner trails. Website is www.yunfoshan.com (Chinese/English)
Qiaobo Ice and Snow World
Indoor skiing all year round in Beijing. Address: 6 Shun’an Lu, Shunyi District. Website is www.qbski.com (in Chinese)
Lianhuashan Ski Resort
Located in Shunyi District, 30km from Beijing Capital Airport. Two advanced runs, three intermediate runs and two beginner trails.
Shijinglong Ski Resort
Located in Zhangshanying Town, Yanqing County, 80km north of Beijing. Modern ski resort of 35 hectares with 7 ski runs and Beijing’s longest trails. The ski run for beginners is over 3.000 meters. Ski school, snowboard park, sleigh rides, ice skating, curling and snowmobiling. Opening hours 08.00-18.00 from December till February. Website is www.sjlski.com (in Chinese)
Wanlong Ski Resort
Wanlong is located in Honghualiang, Chongli County, Zhangjiakou City, Hebei province. Distance to Beijing is 249km. Shuttle bus from Beijing South Gate of Worker’s Stadium cost 120 Yuan roundtrip. Wanlong offers a wide range of slopes for intermediate/advanced skiers. Resort has good reviews of skiers on the internet. Detailed website in Chinese/English and German: www.wlski.com