Ski Dubai

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Rear view of the hall

Ski Dubai is claimed to be one of the largest indoor ski resorts in the world, with 22,500-square metres of indoor ski area. It is a part of the Mall of the Emirates, which is one of the largest shopping malls in the world.

An extremely efficient insulation system is the key to maintain the temperature of -1 degrees Celsius during the day and -6 degrees during the night when the snow is produced.

Ski Dubai is part of the Majid Al Futtaim Group of Companies, a leader for shopping malls in the region. Ski Dubai has 5 runs of varying difficulties, the longest being 400m.

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[edit] Facts

Some other facts, according to Ski Dubai's website [listed below]:

  • 22,500m² covered with real snow all year round – (equivalent to 3 football fields).
  • 85 metres high (approximately 25 stories) and 80 metres wide.
  • Full capacity of 1500 guests.
  • 5 runs.

[edit] Criticism

Ski Dubai has been criticized for the large amount of energy it uses to keep the snow frozen, and the effect this has on the environment.

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Coordinates: 25°07′02″N 55°11′54″E / 25.11722, 55.19833

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