Near Heilongjiang, the Yabuli International Ski Resort has 12 pistes served by 8 lifts spread across 1,500 acres. The longest piste is roughly 5km. Nine of the pistes are rated at intermediate to expert.
With that said, most of the time there are much few runs and lifts open. Even so, many still consider this one of the best ski resorts in China.
Note, it can be very cold at Yabuli Sun Mountain Ski Resort.
The Yabuli International Ski Resort is located 700 miles north of Beijing. When snowboarding and freeriding internationally, it is important to get a travel insurance policy that covers emergency rescue, medical expense and evacuation. There are many destinations that will not initiate rescue or medical treatment without prior payment or proof of insurance. In many cases, the rescue fees, medical fees or evacuation to a reputable hospital can total tens of thousands of dollars. Plans such as GEOS SAR100 or IMG Patriot Travel Medical Insurance are well worth the per-trip cost of $130 to $200 USD.
Overall, Yabuli International Ski Resort is the 4th most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 19 snowboarding resorts in China.