Ventina Cervinia, Italy No other slope in the world provides equal enjoyment for both a wobbly first-week beginner and a grizzled multi-seasoned expert. The joy of Ventina (just humble number 7 on the resort’s piste map) lies not in its gradient, but in its extraordinary length. From the top of the cable car at Testa Griglia (3480m) to the bottom lift station in Cervinia you travel an astonishing 8km with a vertical drop of 1430m.
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Is this China's coolest town? Winter festival creates city made entirely from snow and ice
The town of Harbin in northeast China has created an entire city carved out of ice and snow. The 28th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, which opens on January 5, features work by some of the best ice sculptors and attracts thousands of visitors from around the world. The town, located near the border with Russia, experiences dry but freezing winters and has an abundance of ice on tap from the nearby Songhau River.