Ti­bet to build China’s high­est ski re­sort

China Daily (Canada) - - NEWS CAPSULE -

China’s high­est ski re­sort has been ear­marked for Lhasa, cap­i­tal of the Ti­bet au­ton­o­mous re­gion, as part of its 13th FiveYear Plan (2016-20).

Sur­rounded by snow­capped moun­tains and glaciers, Ti­bet has many nat­u­ral ad­van­tages for de­vel­op­ing a ski­ing and moun­taineer­ing in­dus­try.

It has five moun­tains higher than 8,000 me­ters, more than 70 moun­tains higher than 7,000 me­ters, and no fewer than 1,000 moun­tains higher than 6,000 me­ters.

“With an av­er­age al­ti­tude of 4,500 me­ters above sea level, Ti­bet is rich in unique natura re­sources for ice and snow sports,” said Ny­ima Tser­ing, deputy di­rec­tor of the re­gion’s sports bureau.

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