10 Popular Ski Resorts in Beijing

In cold winter days, it is perhaps a little boring if we just stay at home. Then why not go out and participate in some thrilling sports? Skiing is a wonderful choice. Imagine that you are on a snowboard rocketing down a slope - very exciting! Come on, let us have fun in the world of snow and ice. There are many ski resorts in Beijing to choose from. Most of them are located in suburban districts and some offer bus services from downtown. Normally, the resorts run from November or December to March.
 

Top 10 Ski Resorts in Beijng

 Huaibei International Ski Resort  Qiaobo Ice & Snow World
 Jundushan Ski  Yuyang Ski
 Nanshan Ski Village  Shijinglong Ski Resort
 Badaling Ski Resort  Xueshijie Ski Resort
 Yunfoshan Ski Resort  Lianhuashan Ski Resort
 
 Tips on Skiing
 Beijing Winter Travel

Huaibei International Ski Resort

Located at 548, Hefangkou Village, Huaibei Town, Huairou District, near the site of the 2014 APEC Summit, Huaibei International Ski Resort is surrounded by the Great Wall on three sides. It is about 60 kilometers (37 miles) from downtown. Covering an area of 9.6 square kilometers (3.7 square miles) of snowfield, the resort can accommodate as many as 5,000 people. The overall piste length is about 5,100 meters (5,600 yards), with a drop of 238 meters (781 feet). There is one track for experts, three tracks for medium-level skiers and four tracks for beginners. In addition to skiing, tourists can have fun in the snow theme park within this resort.
 
Opening Hours Daytime: 8:00 to 18:00
Night: 17:00 to 22:00 (not open on Mondays)
Admission Fee CNY 20 (insurance fee not included)
Ski Fee Time Weekdays Weekends New Year and Spring Festival Holidays
1 Hour CNY 60 CNY 80 CNY 100
2 Hours CNY 110 CNY 150 CNY 160
3 Hours CNY 150 CNY 180 CNY 200
Half Day CNY 180 CNY 200 CNY 240
Full Day CNY 300 CNY 360 CNY 390
Night CNY 100
 Note:
1. The ski fee includes the fees to rent a set of skiing equipment and fees for cable car, towing device, and snow tracks.
2. Skiers taking their own equipment can enjoy a 60% discount.
3. A deposit of CNY 300 is charged for renting ski equipment.

Other Relevant Fees
Ski Suit Rental CNY 40 / suit
Helmet Rental CNY 25
Snow Ring Rental CNY 30 / 30 minutes / ring
Goggles Rental CNY 25
Gloves Rental CNY 10
Locker Rental CNY 25 for smaller lockers, CNY 40 for bigger lockers
 

How to get to Huaibei International Ski Resort

Take bus line 916 Express at Dongzhimen Hub station and transfer to Bus H58 at Mingzhu Square. After that, get off at Jiugukou station. Walk northwest for about 15 minutes, you will get there.
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Jundushan Ski

Lying in. 588, Zhenshun Village, Cuicun Town, Changping District and only 35 kilometers (22 miles) from downtown, this resort is the closest to the suburban area. It is adjacent to Xiaotangshan Hot Spring in the east and faces the famous Thirteen Tombs of Ming Dynasty in the west. The ski resort can entertain about 6,000 visitors per day with its adequate facilities, including cable cars, towing devices, and 4,000 ski devices of different types. Equipped with a professional lighting system of high power, the whole site is shrouded with warm light during night, providing skiers with a romantic experience. After skiing, you can enjoy a hot-spring bath to relax yourself further.
 
Opening Hours Daytime: 8:00 to 18:00
Night: 17:00 to 22:00
Admission Fee CNY 20 CNY 20 CNY 30
Ski Fee Time Weekdays Weekends New Year and Spring Festival Holidays
2 Hours CNY 120 CNY 180 CNY 200
3 Hours CNY 140 CNY 200 CNY 240
4 Hours CNY 160 CNY 240 CNY 280
5 Hours CNY 180 CNY 280 CNY 320
6 Hours CNY 200 CNY 320 CNY 340
7 Hours CNY 220 CNY 360 CNY 380
8 Hours CNY 240 CNY 390 CNY 420
Night CNY 100
Ski Fee (Taking Private Equipment) 4 Hours CNY 130 CNY 190 CNY 190
Full Day CNY 150 CNY 230 CNY 230
Admission fee is included.
 Note:
1. The ski fee includes the fees for renting a set of skiing equipment and using the cable car, towing device, and snow tracks.
2. The minimum duration is two hours. If you ski for less than two hours, you will be charged the fee for 2-hour skiing.
3. The duration is calculated by hour. If the duration overruns by less than 15 minutes, you will be charged CNY 1 for each minute. If the duration overruns by more than 15 minutes, you will be charged the fee for an hour.
4. A deposit of CNY 100 is charged for renting ski equipment.

Other Relevant Fees
Ski Suit Rental CNY 30 / suit
Helmet Rental CNY 30
Snow Ring Rental CNY 100 / hour / ring
Maintenance Fee of Private Equipment CNY 100 to 200 / set
Locker Rental CNY 20
VIP Room CNY 300 / hour
 

How to get to Jundushan Ski Resort

1. Take bus line 345 Fast, or 886 at Deshengmen West Station, and get off at Changping Dongguan Station, where you can take Bus Chang 21 to Cuicun Research Center Station. And then follow the signs, walk for about 1,200 meters (3,930 feet) to the ski resort.
2. Take Bus 885/889 from Deshengmen West Station to Beishaowa, and then take the Bus Chang 21 to Cuicun Research Center Station.
3. Take Subway Line 13 and transfer to Subway Changping Line at Xierqi station. After that, get off at Beishaowa. Walk to the nearby Beishaowa bus stop and then follow the above route.
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Nanshan Ski Village

This resort is located in Shengshuitou Village, Henanzhai Town, Miyun District, approximately 62 kilometers (39 miles) from the downtown area. With more than 6,500 sets of skiing equipment, you will find yourself in a winter wonderland. The newly introduced hi-tech artificial snow making system and cableways ensure improved safety of visitors, making their trip more comfortable. Devoting itself to fulfilling customers’ needs, Nanshan has over 150 certified professional coaches. The entertainment facility “Dry Land Sledges” from Germany, with a total course of 1,318 meters (4,324 feet), crosses through nine overpasses and a 328-feet (100-meter) tunnel, winning popularity from visitors.
 
Opening Hours of Ticket Office 08:45 to 17:30 (winter)
08:45 to 18:00 (spring)
Available Hours of Cableway 09:00 to 17:30 (winter)
09:00 to 18:00 (spring)
Admission Fee CNY 20
Ski Fee Time Weekdays Weekends & New Year and Spring Festival Holidays
2 Hours CNY 150 CNY 240
3 Hours CNY 180 CNY 290
4 Hours CNY 210 CNY 350
Full Day CNY 310 CNY 450
 Note: A deposit of CNY 200 is charged for renting a set of ski equipment.

Other Relevant Fees
Ski Suit Rental CNY 40 / suit, CNY 25 for a jacket or a pair of pants.
Note: A deposit of CNY 200 is charged for renting a ski suit.
Helmet / Snow Goggles / Gloves Rental CNY 20 / CNY 25 / CNY 5
Locker Rental CNY 10
Sightseeing Cableway CNY 50
 

How to get to Nanshan Ski Village

1. Take the shuttle bus running between Sanyuanqiao / Wudaokou/ Shaoyaoju and the resort. The bus line operates from early December to the end of February, with a round-trip fare of CNY 45. It departs from Sanyuanqiao / Wudaokou/ Shaoyaoju at 8:30. Visitors need to book tickets one day in advance by calling 010-89091909.

Shijinglong Ski Resort
Having Fun at Shijinglong Ski Resort
2. Take Dongzhimen - Miyun Special Line 980 at Dongzhimen Long Distance Bus Station and get off at Taiyang Jiayuan station. Then take a taxi (about CNY 25) to arrive at Nanshan.

Shijinglong Ski Resort

Established in 1999, the resort is in Yanqing County, a national ecological demonstration zone. 80 kilometers (50 miles) from downtown, it is the first snow resort to adopt artificial snow making technologies all around the country. Thanks to the state-of-the-art equipment and huge area of snowfield, the resort can hold 5,000 visitors. At present, there are altogether six trails, embracing one for proficient skiers, two for intermediate players, and three for beginners. Amateurs of all levels can all have fun in this outdoor sport. In addition, with two ropeways and approximately 4,000 sets of skiing equipment, visitors do not need to queue.
Opening Hours Daytime: 9:00 to 17:00
Night: 17:00 to 22:00 (not open on Mondays)
Admission Fee CNY 20 (insurance fee not included)
Ski Fee Time Weekdays Weekends
4 Hours CNY 220 CNY 280
Full Day CNY 260 CNY 380
Night CNY 120

 Note:
1. Ticket A contains the fees of renting skiing equipment, taking cable car, and using towing devices and pistes. Ticket B covers the fees of renting skiing equipment and using towing devices and pistes. To upgrade Ticket B to A, CNY 60 is required.
2. Visitors taking private equipment can enjoy a 60% discount if they buy Full-Day Tickets A.
3. A deposit of CNY 300 is charged for renting ski equipment.
4. Insurance fees are not included in the admission fee or the ski fee. Visitors need to buy insurance at their own discretion.

Other Relevant Fees
Ski Suit Rental CNY 30 / suit
Locker Rental CNY 10
Snow Goggles CNY 25
 

How to get to Shijinglong Ski Resort

1. Take 919 Express at Deshengmen and get off at Jingzhang Lukou Bei station. Then take Bus Y45 to Longju Shanzhuang. After that, walk to the east for about 500 meters (1,640 feet).
2. Take Subway line 5, get off at Huixin West Street South Exit station, and go out from Exit D. Take the direct bus line to the resort, which departs at 7:30 and returns at 16:30.
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Yuyang Ski

At No. 688, Dawangwu Village, Donggaocun Town, Pinggu District, this resort is about 60 kilometers (37 miles) from downtown. Since its opening on December 28, 2005, the resort has attracted many visitors. To encourage more families to taste the pleasure of skiing, Yuyang has developed many programs themed on family interaction, such as talent shows, snowfield dodgem cars and motorcycles, etc. Providing 7,000 sets of equipment, 6,000 skiing suits, and more than 60 suits for kids, Yuyang is also reputed for its friendly and considerate services.
 
Opening Hours 8:30 to 17:00 (winter)
8:30 to 17:30 (spring)
Available Hours of Cableway 09:00 to 16:40 (winter)
09:00 to 17:00 (spring)
Admission Fee CNY 20, free for children under 1.2 meters (3.9 feet)
Ski Fee Time Weekdays Weekends Holidays
4 Hours CNY 198 CNY 328 CNY 348
Full Day CNY 278 CNY 428 CNY 448
 Note:
1. Visitors taking private equipment can enjoy a 60% discount if they buy full-day tickets.
2. The ski fee includes the fees for renting a set of skiing equipment and using the cable car, towing device, and snow tracks.
3. The minimum duration is two hours. If you ski for less than two hours, you will be charged the fee for 2-hour skiing as well.
4. The duration is calculated by hour. If the duration overrun by less than 15 minutes, the overtime skiing is free. If the duration overrun by more than 15 minutes, you will be charged the fee for an hour (CNY 30 per hour on weekdays, CNY 45 per hour at weekends and holidays).

Other Relevant Fees
Ski Suit Rental CNY 38 / suit in the equipment store on the first floor, CNY 80 / suit in the equipment store on the second floor.
Helmet / Goggles Rental CNY 30 / a helmet + a pair of goggles, CNY 20 for a helmet or a pair of goggles
Sightseeing Cableway CNY 30
Maintenance Fee of Private Equipment CNY 100 to 200 / set
Locker Rental CNY 20 for smaller lockers, CNY 30 for bigger lockers, CNY 30 for small electric lockers, CNY50 for bigger electric lockers
 

How to get to Yuyang Ski Resort

1. Take the direct bus to the resort at Yinzuo Building near Dongzhimen. The bus departs at 7:30 and returns at 16:30.
2. Take bus line 852  at Dongzhimen and get off at Pinggu Century Plaza station. Then take a taxi to arrive at Yuyang. Or you can take Ping 48 at the plaza directly to the resort; the bus leaves at 07:20, 09:30, 13:20, and 16:00.
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Qiaobo Ice & Snow World

Sitting in Mapo Chaobaihe National Forest Park, Shunyi District, Qiaobo Ice & Snow World is 40 kilometers (25 miles) from downtown and 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Capital International Airport. As a sport theme park combining entertainment, conferences, trainings, and sports, Qiaobo Ice & Snow World provides an indoor place for visitors to ski at any time of the year. Covering an architectural area of nearly 40,000 square meters (430,660 square feet), the site can receive 3,000 visitors on an average day. The advanced device “Magic Carpet” lets beginners feel the charm of skiing under safe conditions. There is also a snow park dedicated for children, creating a snow castle full of dreams for them.
 
Opening Hours Price
Daytime Weekdays: 10:00 to 17:00 CNY 240
Weekends & Holidays: 9:00 to 17:00 CNY 360
Night 17:00 to 21:00 CNY 180
 Note:
1. The maximum duration is four hours. If the duration overrun by less than 15 minutes, the overtime skiing is free. If the duration overrun by more than 15 minutes, you will be charged CNY 60 per hour on weekdays, CNY 90 per hour for weekends and holidays.
2. The rental of ski equipment is included in the ski fee. The rentals of other devices, including helmet, ski suit, pants, gloves, goggles, hat, hip pads, knee pads, bracers, and locker, are charged CNY 20 for each.
 

How to get to Qiaobo Ice & Snow World

1. Take bus 915 Express/ 915 from Dongzhimen Outside Station to Shengli Community station. Then take Shun 14 to Qiaobo Ice & Snow World station.
2. Take bus 850 from Dongzhimen and transfer to Shun 14/ Shun 21/ Shun 27/ Shun 34 at Shuangxing Community station. Get off at Qiaobo Ice & Snow World station.
3. Take Subway line 15 and get off at Shimen station. Then take bus Shun 27 to Qiaobo Ice & Snow World station.
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