TaiziLing Ski Resort
Address: Taizi Ridge Ski Resort, Jiuding Mountain Scenic Spot, Maoxian County
Weekends and Holidays: 8:30am-6pm
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Jiudingshan Taiziling Ski Resort is located in Wenchuan County in Sichuan Aba, within Jiuding Mountain Qinglong Ping.
It is 2750 meters above sea level, and has a 4.2 km ski trails, skiers can accommodate 5,000 passengers daily.
It is the only commercial ski resort with a drop of more than 2000 meters in the world.
Getting to Mount Jiuding
Taiziling Ski resort is known to have the best ski facilities near Chengdu and is around 3 hours drive from the city centre. You can rent a car or take their resort shuttle or a regular bus to get there. The shuttle is from South Railway Station Exit E (7 am) or Culture Palace Exit D1 (7:20 am), round day trip tickets are 108 RMB.
The bus leaves from Chadianzi Bus Station 茶店子汽车站 to Maoxian every hour and a half from 7am daily. The tickets are 62RMB. The bus will drop you at a petrol station at the bottom of Jiuding Shan 九鼎山. Then taxis or minivans will be waiting to take you to the top of the mountain for about 40 RMB per person. Near the top of the mountain, you have to buy a mountain pass which costs 70RMB. Student passes are 35RMB.
199 RMB for 1 day (booking on Taobao.com / Ctrip.com in advance)
268 RMB for 1 day (purchased on the day)
Ski and Snowboard rental
Ski and snowboard rental is included in the price of your ski-lift ticket.
A deposit of 800RMB is required and will cover any damage of rental equipment. 20RMB is charged for helmet hire, and helmets are mandatory if you want to ride the main chairlift.
Best Time To Go
The best snowfall occurs from November to March and Mount Jiuding usually has approximately 80cm of snow.