An Action-Packed Winter: Where to Go Skiing in Shenyang

An Action-Packed Winter: Where to Go Skiing in Shenyang

It's hard to talk about winter sports without mentioning skiing. And it's hard to talk about skiing in Shenyang without mentioning these four popular ski resorts. From skiing to snowboarding to hiking to ice sculptures, no matter your winter proclivities, you're bound to find something to love at these four institutions of higher skiing, all conveniently connected to the city by the same complimentary shuttle bus.

1) NEA Ski View In Map
Located inside Shenyang National Forest Park, the award-winning NEA Ski has the most slopes of any resort in the province, from beginner courses to tracks designed especially for professional skiers. For 150-200 RMB per hour, you can hire a national professional ski instructor to show you the ropes or just give you some pointers.

Add: NEA Ski, inside Shenyang National Forest Park, Laosi Gou, Magang Xiang, Shenbei New District, Shenyang
地址:沈阳市沈北新区马刚乡老寺沟沈阳国家森林公园内, 东北亚滑雪场
Tel: 024 8861 1986
Opening hours: 8:00-16:00, 17:00-21:00
Price: 20 RMB (park entrance fee), Nov 20-Dec 20: 80 RMB (ski pass, trial period, may change after Dec 20),200 RMB (deposit on ski gear), 5 RMB (mandatory insurance)
Getting there: free shuttle bus leaves from Tiexi Square (铁西广场) (big ICBC screen) at 8:30 and from Huigong Square (惠工广场) (in front of Gome Electronics) at 9:00. Bus departs 30 minutes early on Saturdays and Sundays. Return trip starts from NEA Ski at 14:30, 15:00 on weekends. Call 024 2285 9769/2285 8769/2285 6769 for reservations, call before 17:00 previous day.

2) Guaipo SkiView In Map
Shenyang's newest and biggest ski resort, Guaipo Ski comes well-equipped with two advanced, three intermediate, and three beginner slopes to choose from. There's also an ice park, a special course for circular sledding, a half-pipe for snowboarding, and aerial ramps for seriously advanced thrill seekers. Hire an instructor for 150 RMB for one hour or 240 RMB for two hours.

Add: Guaipo Ski, Guaipo Scenic Area, Qingshui Special Economic Zone, Shenbei New District, Shenyang
地址:沈阳市沈北新区清水经济开发区怪坡风景区, 怪坡国际滑雪场
Tel: 024 8973 0999
Opening hours: 9:00-21:00
Website: http://www.gpski.net/
Price: 20 RMB (park entrance fee), Nov 16-Dec 5: 60 RMB (ski pass), Dec 6-31: 150 RMB, after Jan 1: 150 RMB (weekdays), 180 RMB (weekends), 200 RMB (New Years and Spring Festival), 200 RMB (deposit on ski gear)
Getting there: free shuttle bus leaves from Tiexi Square (在铁西广场) (big ICBC screen) at 8:30 and from Shifu Square (市府广场) (Dianbao Building (电报大楼)) at 9:00. Bus departs 30 minutes early on Saturdays and Sundays. Return trip starts from NEA Ski at 14:30-15:00. Call 024 2321 2698/2321 2691 for reservations, call before 17:00 previous day.

3) Qipan Shan Ski ResortView In Map
Qipan Shan is a place where you have the option of leaving the skiing to the speed demons and heading up the mountain for some quality hiking. In fact, with a kids' play area, horse-riding zone, camel park, and ice-sculpture garden, Qipan Shan might have the title of most non-ski-related activities available in one ski resort. You can even play tug-of-war here. Just remember to bring a snack because meals here can get pretty expensive.

Add: Qipan Shan Ski Resort, Qipan Shan International Tourism Scenic Area, Dongling District, Shenyang
地址:沈阳市东陵区棋盘山国际旅游风景区内,棋盘山滑雪场
Tel: 024 8217 3562; 8132 7562
Opening hours: 9:00-21:00
Website: http://www.qpsfjq.com/
Price: 20 RMB (park entrance fee), Nov 15-30: 100 RMB (ski pass, trial period, may change after Nov 30), 200 RMB (deposit on ski gear)
Getting there: free shuttle bus leaves from Tiexi Square (在铁西广场) (big ICBC screen) at 8:30 and from Shifu Square (市府广场) (Dianbao Building (电报大楼) at 9:00. Bus departs 30 minutes early on Saturdays and Sundays. Return trip starts from NEA Ski at 14:30-15:00. Call 024 2321 2698/2321 2691 for reservations, call before 17:00 previous day.

4) Baiqing Zhai Ski ResortView In Map
Ever wanted to play soccer in the snow? At Baiqing Zhai, that's just one of the many winter hijinks you can get up to, also including inner tubing and snowboarding, plus the usual three skill levels of skiing. Slopes tend to be steeper here than at other resorts, so steer clear of even the intermediate slopes if you are a beginner.

Add: Baiqing Zhai, inside Shenyang Physical Education Institute, Baiqing Zhai Xiang, Sujiatun District, Shenyang
地址:沈阳市苏家屯区白清寨乡沈阳体育学院内,白清寨滑雪场
Tel: 024 8861 9008
Opening hours: 9:00-21:00
Price: 20 RMB (entrance fee), 90 RMB (ski pass), 200 RMB (deposit on ski gear)
Getting there: free shuttle bus leaves from Tiexi Square (在铁西广场) (big ICBC screen) at 8:30 and from Shifu Square (市府广场) (Dianbao Building (电报大楼) at 9:00. Bus departs 30 minutes early on Saturdays and Sundays. Return trip starts from NEA Ski at 14:30-15:00. Call 024 2321 2698/2321 2691 for reservations, call before 17:00 previous day. 

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SkiBuns
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People who do ski have good 'buns'. I want have good buns. No to eat brown snow.

Dec 04, 2012 14:30 Report Abuse