Mzaar Kfardebian
The whole area of the actual slopes in Ouyoune El-Simane, is located in Kfardebian village which includes the best equipped and most popular resort of Lebanon, the Mzaar resort.
The resort has 42 slopes and 80 kilometers of ski tracks. The skiing season in Lebanon is similar in length to that of the Alps stretching over a period of 4 months. Skiers, snowboarders, snowmobile addicts, cross-country lovers and paragliders come to the resort from all parts of the country. Starting at 1850m, you may reach the 2465m top of Mzaar and enjoy the breathtaking view over the colorful Bekaa valley, Mount Hermon of the Anti-Lebanon and other peaks like
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The Cedars
This is a great resort for nature lovers and an ideal get-away destination. The Cedars are the ancient trees forming a forest in the heart of the village and a cedar tree is also found on the Lebanese flag. The Cedars resort is located in the North of Lebanon. Skiers came to the resort as early as 1920, and have been returning there ever since. The first lift was installed by the government in 1953.
Since located at high altitude (2000m), the Cedars resort has a slightly longer season than the others, sometimes beginning early November and often lasting until late April. The Cedars is very different. The resort is beautiful and the lifts are in a huge basin.
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Faqra Club
Faqra resort, know as Faqra Club, is one of the world's first private ski clubs, whereby the club is the owner of the land over which the lifts are constructed. Started in 1974, Faqra Club, located in the village of Kfardebian, is made of nicely designed chalets and beautiful gardens unveiling hundreds of colors in the summer.
Facilities in the club are offered by a first class hotel, l'Auberge de Faqra, offering a heated swimming pool, squash, sauna, 3 tennis courts and a fitness club. In the immediate vicinity of the resort, in Kfarzebian's region, you may visit Faqra's ruins or follow the climbers to the natural stone bridge.
Sannine Zenith
Located within Lebanon’s most majestic mountain range, Sannine Zenith Lebanon as an all year all age attraction is set to become the premier four season resort destination in the Middle East. The community harbors a variety of family and sports activities geared for all seasons. By harnessing the synergy between natural and man-made snow the project produces not only the largest and most challenging skiing facilities, encompassing 59 skiing slopes levelled towards professionals as well as leisure skiers, but also a ski resort with stunning scenery. The mountain peaks vary between the mountain peaks, ranging in altitude between 2000 and 2600m and will contain a high altitude golf course.
Laqlouq is a winter and summer resort, situated on a plateau at an altitude between 1750m and 2000m, and encircled by jagged ridges and terraces bearing thousands of trees. In addition to alpine skiing, it is also one of the best resorts suited for cross country skiing. Mostly visited by families, Laqlouq had its first ski lift installed in 1958, followed by major enhancements to the slopes and the creation of a very qualified ski school. Unlike other resorts, the area surrounding the slopes is nearly free of buildings and construction.
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Zaarour is the closest resort to Beirut city and one of the smallest ones in Lebanon, but yet offering all kinds of winter outdoor activities. During the war, this resort has been destroyed twice and has been re-constructed as a private club; working on the slopes has been a priority since then. Cleared of almost all rocks, the slopes are north-facing to offer a good quality of snow and a panoramic view on the famous Valley of Skulls. Zaarour is also very well known for the excellent opportunity for cross-country skiing over a distance of more that 4 km on the Sannine mountain. As a private resort, it is well controlled with excellent security measures taken to avoid incidents.
Qanat Bakish
The Qanat Bakish ski resort is known for the quality of its snow and the fact that it is one of the least crowded ski resorts in the area. The first ski lift was built in 1967 and the resort has been continuously improving its facilities and slopes to accommodate skiers of all ability levels till the end of the 90s, when the station stopped. A new road that ties the town of Faqra to Qanat Bakish makes the resort more accessible and more convenient for visitors.

However a new project is being planned at the resort and the only operational ski lift is the one next to the Snowland hotel.
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