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|Ski area:||22,500 sq meters|
|Longest run:|| 1200ft
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Located in the Dubai Emirates Mall, the Ski Dubai structure is the worlds third largest indoor ski slope. This structure was open to the public on December 2005 using 6000 tons of snow. (3000 tons of fresh snow produced nightly)
The temperature is held at a constant -1 degree Celsius to -2 degrees Celsius except when making snow where they take the temperature down to -7 degree Celsius to -8 degrees Celsius (at night).
There is also a snow park winter playground for the kids to ride carpet sleds, play in the tunnel and even take a toboggan down the luge like run. The price of admission includes equipment and clothing rental.
There is also an insane plans to construct a much larger "Ski Dome".
The current facility offers a ski school with lessons for beginners and for those wanting to improve their skills. For non-skiers there are fun distractions including a zip line, a climbing tower, interaction with Gentoo and King Penguins, tubing and sledding. Of course there is dining and shopping in the mall.
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Initial construction of Ski Dubai and Mall of the Emirates
There is one terrain park with a 90 meter quarter pipe (11ft/3.5m radius).
Apres Ski Bar recommendations: Try the "St. Moritz Cafe", complete with fireplace or the "Avalanche Cafe" at mid-station.
This "resort" has two themed restaurants: St. Moritz Cafe (entrance) and Avalanche Cafe (mid-station) There are also 65 restaurants in the adjacent and ginormous "Mall of the Emirates".
Unlike most ski areas this is located in a city, the city of Dubai. The "Ski Dubai" structure is attached to a shopping mall. You really don't have to travel very far for good shopping. The "Mall of the Emirates" has 425 stores, 65 restaurants and a 14 screen cinema!.
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