8. Alshan Alpine Skiing Resort --Resort surrounded by forests
Alshan Skiing Resort surrounded by tree-clad mountains is one of the best ski resorts in China after the Yabuli and one of the training bases for the Chinese Olympic skiing team.
The ski resort contains two parts: the West Hill Ski Terrain for ski racing and training and East Hill Terrain for fun. The West Hill Terrain is built in accordance with the standard of international ski racing, suitable for competition and training. This part covers around 5.5 square kilometers with a great many alpine and cross country trails.
Location: On the border of Inner Mongolia (Province) in China and Mongolia itself
Season: Late October through April
Skiing Market: Beginners to advanced
Getting there: From Beijing by air to Ulanhot, 3-4 hours by bus/train to resort