Le Ski Lebanon

The Lebanon has one of the most extensive ski industries in the middle east with six Lebanon ski resorts and the chance to swim in the warm waters of the Mediterranean on the morning and then drive for a little more than an hour in to the Sannins mountains and ski Lebanon in the afternoon.

The country’s oldest resort, the Cedars, named after the trees in the area and also Lebanon‘s nation emblem, was established in 1945 although people had been skiing here since the 1920s.

It has a long history of staging FIS events sanctioned events with some serious pistes with gradients of up to 61% on average.

There is quite a strong relationship with the Lebanese army who are reported to run their own ski lift there.

However the resort that has made the biggest impression in the past decade is Faraya-Mzaar which has seen heavy investment in and of the slopes with more than a dozen lifts, including plenty of chairs, and the only five star hotel by the slopes in the region, and Interconntinental.

First established in 1957 by Sheikh Salim el-Kharzen it has around 80km (50 miles) of runs it has become a magnet for the well-heeled population of the wider region.
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Lebanon: latest snow conditions round-up

Summary of forecast snowfall and ski conditions for resorts in Lebanon. Fresh snow is forecast at 5resorts. Powder is reported at 0 resorts and 0 are reporting good piste conditions.

Recent Eyeball Snow Reports for Lebanon

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Ski resorts of Lebanon, alphabetically

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(2094m — 2869m)

Cedars webcam
78
6
light snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
Mid station 2482 m
2050m 1900m 1650m 1700m 1850m

(1500m — 2500m)

41
3
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
Mid station 2000 m
2050m 1850m 1600m 1700m 1850m

(1640m — 1914m)

22
1
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
Mid station 1777 m
2050m 1850m 1600m 1700m 1950m

(1730m — 2463m)

Mzaar Ski Resort webcam
25
1
snow showers
light snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
Mid station 2096 m
2050m 1900m 1650m 1750m 2000m

(1645m — 2005m)

22
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
Mid station 1825 m
2050m 1900m 1600m 1750m 2000m