Dania Assaly, World Icon Freestyle Skier, In Lebanon!

From February 3-8, Dania Assaly will be showing off her freestyle skills on the mountains of Lebanon. With Lebanese blood coursing through her veins, this Canadian freestyle skier will bust her moves off-piste and back-country for cameras. This spectacle will be extensively filmed and covered in order to promote skiing in Lebanon.

Dania Assaly

SKILEB Souvenirs Online Store

Are you hoping to take back a nice souvenir of your ski trip in Lebanon? SKILEB.com has a nice selection of souvenirs suitable for gifts or for personal memorabilia.

SKILEB Souvenirs Online Store

Here is some of what we have in our online store…

SKILEB Tote Bag – Looking for something to carry around your books, snacks, or ski paraphernalia? Get this SKILEB tote bag and show off your ski trip to Lebanon.

SKILEB Magnets – Boast your trip to the snow-covered, Lebanese slopes with some magnets to stick on your fridge. We’ve got circular SKILEB magnets and rectangular SKILEB magnets.

SKILEB Journal – What better way to keep note of your stay in Lebanon than with this nice SKILEB Journal?

SKILEB Mug – Enjoy a cup of hot cocoa or coffee with this chic SKILEB mug!

SKILEB Hoodie – Stay warm and comfy cozy in this SKILEB hoodie which comes in different sizes.

SKILEB Women’s Tracksuit – Are you puzzled about what to get for your special lady as a souvenir from your trip to Lebanon? Check out this sweatsuit which is perfect for warm days and a very comfortable fit for lounging around.

For more items, visit our online store!

Ski Resorts in Lebanon

Lebanon is known for its mountain chain which, by summer, is an escape from the city heat and chaos, and ,in winter, is the perfect snowy haven for skiers and snowboarders. There are 6 major ski resorts scattered atop Lebanon’s mountains. Each resort  is known for a certain characteristic specific to its location and surroundings.

ski-lebanon-resorts

 Cedars: 
The Cedars is 130 km away from Beirut. Its top altitude is 3086 m! The Cedars has 5 ski lifts and a range of different slopes with some suitable for beginners. You will also find numerous restaurants, pubs, and clubs to enjoy your apres-ski experience.

Laqlouq:
Just 62 km away from Beirut, Laqlouq has a an altitude of 1920 m at its highest peek. There are 9 lifts on-site and all levels of expertise are welcome to enjoy the snow. You will also find on-site restaurants where you can enjoy your lunch break between ski runs.

Mzaar:
Mzaar is just 46 km away from the Beirut International Airport. It boasts 18 lifts and 42 slopes with 82 km of ski tracks. At 2465 m altitude, the view from Mzaar’s mountaintops is breathtaking! There are slopes suitable for amateurs as well as expert skiers. Check out the area’s attractions; there are plenty of restaurants, pubs, cafes, and clubs to keep you busy after your ski adventure. Check out some hotels in Mzaar; it’s never too early to reserve your room!

Faqra:
Faqra is 43 km away from Lebanon’s capital, Beirut. The ski resort is built on privately owned land and has been around since 1974. With an altitude of 1980 m, Faqra is a great choice for your ski getaway. Make sure you leave time to enjoy the region’s other attractions such as restaurants and nightlife hubs.

Qanat Bakish:
45 km away from Beirut, Qanat Bakish, at 2050 m high, is an old village that built its first ski lift in 1967. This well preserved town is a great place to enjoy your secluded ski getaway. There are many restaurants where you can enjoy a nice lunch and snacks throughout your day.

Zaarour:
The closest ski resort to Beirut, Zaarour is one of the smallest yet fun-packed resort in Lebanon. With an altitude of 2000 m and 7 ski lifts, Zaarour ski resort is a privately owned ski club. There are slopes constructed for all levels of skiing and snowboarding skills.