. The world's newest ski destination-- however unlikely-- is Mongolia, with the opening of the brand new Sky Resort
, the country's first, just outside the capital city of Ulan Bator. Though a YouTube video
shows some flat looking terrain, The New York Times touts
the cheap lift tickets. We're talking $11 a day. (Plus some serious, bumper-sticker bragging rights, ie "I've skied Mongolia.
") Sky Resort has nine ski runs on the slopes of Bogd Khan Uul mountain, all serviced by snow-making machines as the region sees very little actual snowfall.
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