6 Ski Stations You Want to Know About this Winter

While some crave sunny destinations to break away from the winter’s cold temperatures and shorter days, others turn to skiing, snowboarding, sledging and cross-county skiing. For those, we’ve prepared a list of amazing places to ski that you probably never heard of.

Lillehammer, Norway


Lillehammer is a town in the center of Norway and was the host of the 1994 Winter Olympics and more recently the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics. The town is surrounded by ski resorts where winter Olympics sports such as slalom, super-G and downhill were hosted. Once a buzzing ski resorts, the area has reverted to its quieter roots, but the slopes are still definitely high grades!

Carro Catedral, Argentina


Cerro Catedral is a mountain located in Eastern Argentina, in the beautiful Nahuel Huapi National Park. With a lift capacity of 35,000 skiers and more than 80 miles of skiable area, the mountain is the biggest ski resort in the Southern Hemisphere. Besides great slodes, visitors and skiers are also attracted by the breathtaking views of the Nahuel Huapi Lake.

Černá Hora, Czech Republic


Černá Hora is one of Czech Republic’s most popular ski resorts. Skiers can enjoy 30 miles of slopes and the numerous amenities and activities from sledge track, night-time slopes, snowtubing and more.

Cedars Ski Resort, Lebanon


The Middle East is not a region of the world known for winter wonderland vistas. Yet, Lebanon offers some great ski resorts including Cedars Resort located in the Bsharri mountains in Northern Lebanon. It is Lebanon’s oldest ski area and home to the country’s first ski lift built in 1953. This is an ideal destination for both ski and nature lovers who can enjoy the breathtaking landscape dotted with snow-covered Cedars, Lebanon’s national tree.

Hakkōda, Japan


The ski resort lies on a volcanic mountain range and is renowned among avid skiers as a backcountry powder ski and snowboard mecca. After a day on the slopes, visitors can enjoy the deep and rich culture of the region, including the traditional Sukaya Onsen, hot spring baths that have been accessible for over 300 years.

Ski Dubai, UAE


Skiing in the middle of the desert? If there’s one place that can offer it, it is certainly Dubai! Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort with maintained temperatures of -1 to 2 degree Celsius. It is located in Mall of the Emirates, one of the largest shopping malls in the world. While the center does feature several slopes of different difficulty, advanced skiers may feel a little frustrated with the experience. Visitors should expect more of a themed park experience rather than a true ski adventure!

Posted: 2/15/2019 5:04:11 PM