Thanks to the long period of snow, fine quality of snow, and proper temperate, Jilin has establoshed many sking resorts, all located near cities. When winter falls, the vast seas of forest on Changbai Mountain are covered by ice and snow, presenting the most enchanting picture in North China. The host of the snow events at the 2007 Asian Winter Games, Jilin boasts more than 20 ice and snow tourist venues, including the Beidahu Skiing Resort, dubbed as
a skiing paradise; the Jingyuetan Sking Resort, seated im urban Changchun; and the Lotus Mountain Skiing Resort, closet to the city proper of Changchun. Here, tourist can view ice lanterns and snow sculptures, play with snow, ski, enjoy winter fishing, and experience other winter delight.