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Skiing and Snowboarding in Dubai

From the timeless tranquility of the desert to the lively bustle of the souk, Dubai offers a kaleidoscope of attractions for visitors. In a single day, the tourist can experience everything from rugged mountains and awe-inspiring sand dunes to sandy beaches and lush green parks, from dusty villages to luxurious residential districts and from ancient houses with wind towers to ultra- modern shopping malls. Now a new activity has been added to create one of the most captivating contrast: SKIING! YES SKIING; SKIING ON SNOW.

The recently opened Ski Dubai - Mall of the Emirates (December 2005) is the worlds third largest indoor ski slope, measuring 400 meters and using 6000 tons of snow. The Dubai Sunny Mountain Ski Dome in Dubailand provides a great family attraction, featuring a revolving ski slop, an artificial mountain range, an ice bridge, a cable lift, a snow maze, an ice slide, polar bears cold water-aquaria and special sound and light effects. The Dubai Sunny Mountain Ski Dome is due in 2006.

Ski Dubai has 5 runs that vary in difficulty, height and steepness. The longest run being 400 meters with a fall of over 60 meters, making it the world’s first indoor black run. Skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels will enjoy these various slopes and snowboarders can also practice their stunts on the 90-metre long quarter pipe. Kids and parents alike will have fun in the interactive Snow Park which is the largest indoor snow park in the world with 3000 square meters.

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