The largest indoor ski hall in Southwest China to open
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- What would it be like if you were to play with snow in hot summer? Soon, Chongqing people can give it a try. Recently, the largest indoor ski hall in Southwest China, Liangjiang New Area Jihua Park Indoor Ski Hall, is about to be completed. On July 24th, it entered the stage of cooling and snow making. It is expected to open next month. The completion of the indoor ski hall of Jihua Park means that following the ice and snow projects of Xiannv Mountain and Jinfo Mountain, Chongqing began a high-level planning wintry tourism project to make snow-playing and skiing in all four seasons possible.
Construction of the hall started in July 2017, all of which are light steel structures with a total construction area of 22,000 square meters. It is the world's fourth-generation indoor ski hall. There are multiple areas with different functions, such as ski areas, snow areas, ice parks, etc. It is the only indoor ski hall in the main urban areas, and the largest indoor ski hall in Southwest China. The daily capacity of the ski hall is 5,000 people.
The area covered with ice and snow in the Ski Hall has reached 13,000 square meters, maintaining a constant temperature of -3 to -5℃ throughout the year. There is a professional slide and an amateur slide in the hall. The professional slide is about 140 meters long and 35 meters wide with a drop of 21 meters. The amateur slide is about 100 meters long and 35 meters wide. It is suitable for junior and intermediary ski lovers to practice.
There is also an area about 3,000 square meters for snow-playing and 1000-square-meter frozen area. The two areas have ice sculpture castles, labyrinths, snow circles, snow tanks, snow stage and other entertainment facilities.
In addition, there are more than 8,000 square meters of service facilities in the ski resort, including an equipment rental area, a VR experience area, a food plaza and an ice and snow theme hotel. (Translated by Yang Lifu, Fathom Language Limited)