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 0resorts. Powder is reported at 0 resorts and 1 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
81
56
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
light snow
Mid station 2482 m
1900m 2100m 2900m 2950m 2050m

(1500m — 2500m)

52
45
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
snow showers
Mid station 2000 m
1850m 2150m 2900m 2900m 2000m

(1640m — 1914m)

snow report 23 days ago

110
80

Excellent

Powder
36 cm
24 days ago
38
31
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
snow showers
Mid station 1777 m
1950m 2200m 2950m 2900m 2000m

(1730m — 2463m)

snow report 28 days ago

Mzaar Ski Resort webcam
155
105
×
Closed

Fresh
85 cm
28 days ago
46
35
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
light snow
Mid station 2096 m
2000m 2250m 2950m 2900m 2050m

(1550m — 1900m)

36
32
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
light snow
Mid station 1725 m
2000m 2250m 3000m 2900m 2050m