Ski holidays in Yabuli, China
Yabuli is China’s largest ski resort and is the primary training venue for China’s national Alpine, Cross Country and Freestyle teams. The resort is located about 180 km southeast of the province’s capital city, Harbin and the ski season in Yabuli typically runs from December to the end of March. Ski holidays in Yabuli are aimed at families and beginners.
Yabuli Ski Resort
There is a mix of hotels in resorts with the Club Med Yabuli being one of the most popular with its modern facilities and all-inclusive packages.
Whilst on a ski holiday in Yabuli you can enjoy one of the many ‘off-the-piste’ activities in resort, including ice skating, tobogganing, tubing and snowmobiling. Families will love the Fantasy Water Park – the largest waterpark in China!
Families are catered for brilliantly at Club Med Yabuli with kids clubs available from 2 years old to 17 years. The hotel boasts dedicated areas for kids and families including the ‘snow garden’ play area and kids restaurant for children 2-10 years.
Snow conditions in Yabuli
With its northerly location and average temperature of -10 degrees in the winter, snow conditions are normally great until late spring. There is ample snow in this region during the winter, with an average of 100cm a season. However, in dry conditions there are 8 snow cannons across the resort to ensure good snow conditions on piste.
Skiing in Yabuli
The ski area is on the Yabuli Sun Mountain which is part of the Changbai Mountain Range. The ski resort boasts a mix of terrain with a 500 m beginner slops, 5km cross-coutry trail and 9 intermediate-advanced slopes. The longest and most advanced slope is 3km long with a vertical drop of 805m, and is also the longest piste in all of Asia.