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Encyclopedia > Faraya Mzaar Kfardebian

Faraya Mzaar Kfardebian or Faraya-Mzaar, also known as Ouyoune el Simaan or Aayoun Al Simane, is the most prominent ski area in Lebanon. A ski area is a place where one goes to participate in the sports of skiing and snowboarding. ...

The area has around 40 downhill pistes (trails) and 16 main lifts, 13 of them chairlifts, and skiing ranges between heights of 1310m at (Faraya), 1850m (Ouyoune el Simaan) to 2465m on the peak above Mzaar. From the top at Mzaar, there are views over the Bekaa valley and Mount Hermon, while Beirut, 40 km distant, and sometimes the shores of Cyprus can be seen when visibility is good. Alpine skiing (or downhill skiing) is a recreational activity and sport involving sliding down snow-covered hills with long, thin skis attached to each foot. ... A chairlift in Bad Hofgastein, Austria A chairlift, also known as a fixed-grip chairlift, is a type of aerial lift, which consists of a constantly moving loop of steel cable strung between two end terminals and generally over intermediate towers. ... ... Mount Hermon (top of photo) supplies the bulk of the Jordan River water Mount Hermon (Arabic: Jabalu sh-Shaykh) is a mountain in the Anti-Lebanon range, on the border between Lebanon, Syria, and Israel. ... Central Beirut (2004) Beirut (Arabic: , transliterated Bayrūt - the French name, Beyrouth, was also commonly used in English in the past) is the capital, largest city and chief seaport of Lebanon. ...

In addition, there are a number of cross-country trails. Cross-country skiing (also known as XC skiing) is a winter sport popular in many countries with large snowfields, primarily Northern Europe and Canada. ...

See also

This is a list of ski areas around the world. ... Skiing is the activity of gliding over snow using skis (originally wooden planks, now usually made from fiberglass or related composites) strapped to the feet with ski bindings. ...

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Faraya Mzaar Mzaar Sport Chalets in Lebanon (333 words)
Faraya Mzaar ski resort in Lebanon Kfardebian region offers the widest variety of accommodations ranging from the only five stars Mzaar InterContinental hotel to other 4 stars, 3 stars and self-catering chalets.
If the lodge is not at directly at a walking distance from Faraya ski slopes, then we have agreements with all the other to provide shuttle services to the slopes and be one of the first skiers to hit the snow.
Mzaar Sport consist of a kitchenette, bathrooms, a fireplace, a dining room, a living room, 1 to 2 bedrooms, and the possibility of adding extra beds in the bedrooms or the living rooms.
Ski Holiday Booking (604 words)
Each ski resort has a different flavor; however, it is Faraya Mzaar Kfardebian with its world-class infrastructure, the Cedars having the highest slopes in Lebanon and Laklouk with it charming atmosphere that retain most of the attention.
Faraya Mzaar Kfardebian resort has 42 slopes and 80 kilometers of ski tracks, and falls one hour away from Beirut.
At Faraya Mzaar if you are an advanced skier, you will need at least two days to ski the best of the resort and start searching for new tracks.
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