Shijinglong Ski Resort
Located near Longqingxia Scenic Spot and
Guanting Reservoir, Shijinglong Ski Area was the first in
the vicinity opened to skiers in 1999.
Now a regular venue for amateur skiers,
Shijinglong attracted about 80,000 visitors last winter over
the course of a three-month season.
An ideal site for both novice and veteran
skiers to test their skills navigating the giant alpine slalom,
Shijinglong also invites skiers to participate in its various
competitions every winter.
Covering an area of 35 hectares, the resort
is equipped with imported snow-making machines to ensure sufficient
amounts of powder each day. The ski lifts can send 600 people
to the top of the slopes every hour.
Snowboarding, sleigh rides, curling, ice
climbing, and ice-skating are also available.
Shijinglong has the largest snowmaking operation
of Beijing's suburban ski slopes, assuring the best possible
conditions regardless of the season.
For those who love ice sculptures, there
is chance to make your own in the ice square, where huge blocks
First-timers are important to the area.
The staff, from rental equipment technicians to instructors,
take extra care to make sure their first day is a great one.
Once at the slopes, the following tips will
held you through the preparation process and get you out on
the slopes for a great day.
If driving, tip number one is to arrive
early to ensure a parking place. On weekends in particular,
the parking lot gets very crowded.
Snow conditions are generally best
in the morning. Lockers are available for rent in the facility
for your belongings.