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Cedars Ski Resort Guide

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Cedars Ski Resort Guide


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Cedars Ski Resort Guide

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Slope Stats

  • 2869m

  • 775m

  • 2094m

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  • X-Country:10 km
  • beginner33%
  • intermediate33%
  • advanced33%

Cedars is located about 2hrs drive north of Beirut. It is slightly higher than Faraya, with a slightly longer ski season as a result. In fact the season here is surprisingly long. It can begin in November and usually ends in late April. Cedars has changed a lot since the government installed the first lift in 1953. At a cost of $15,000,000, the latest improvements are the replacement of 3 old Tbars with new chair lifts and a new gondola for 2006 that will soon carry skiers from the base area up to 2870m. New roads and a new hotel at the base area are planned too. The skiing area is respectable; perfect for learners, but with enough steep off-piste to challenge better skiers. The après-ski is worthwhile too, and there is plenty to see besisdes the famous ancient Cedars forest, with fascinating old buildings in the nearby Kadisha Valley. Bcharreh, a neighboring village of the Cedars, is the birthplace and resting place of Gibran Khalil Gibran, Lebanon's most famous poet, artist and novelist.The Cedars ski slopes normally operate from 8:00 am till 3:30 pm during weekdays and 4:00 pm during weekends and holidays.


  • Nearest Airport:Beirut
  • Nearest Train Station:-
  • Tourist Office
  • Slopeside accommodation:yes
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  • Lifts:7 (3 chair lifts, 3 surface lifts and 1 gondola)
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Announcements & News from the Cedars ski resort manager

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The Cedars ski resort being the highest in Lebanon, receives the biggest amount of snow and open few days before the others.

New for 2011, added new fully furnished chalets:

An outdoors webcam have been installed at the footstep of the slopes, provide a direct view on the skiing arena and the chairlifts.

Remember to ask for deals available at the resort by emailing

Information supplied 3 Dec 2010

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  • Issued:21 Oct
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Today’s Weather (2482 m)view full snow forecast

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Visitor Reviews of Cedars

george younes from Lebanon writes:

Cedars : great snow, great slopes. Although it's a shame to have the best snow in Lebanon (and in the Middle East) go to waste thanks to a lousy staff and a shitty saving management. I'd like to say that with a change of staff and directors this resort could become a better and world class resort!

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