The Middle East @ Work

Some fun facts about Ski Dubai

Richard Core Mar 11, 2008

Price: 150 dirhams (about $40) for two hours

Vertical Drop: 203 feet

Snow base: 6,000 tons

Temperature: 28° F

Time to ski from top to bottom: 25 seconds

Carbon footprint: Scary

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