In the regional unit of Imathia, you wil find Kato Seli or Kato Vermio, in an altitude of 1450 m / 4756 ft. It's one of the highest villages in Greece. On the border of this beautiful village, the ski center of Seli is being spotted. It's the first organized ski center in Greece and it has begun operating since 1934. In the same year, the first Panhellenic race of skiing were held in Seli.
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Skiing in Mount Baldy Ski Lift, San Bernardino, California USA
The resort is located only 45 mi/72.4 km from Los Angeles, being the closest resort to the city. The ski resort is the largest and steepest resort in Southern California and has 26 runs extending on 3 mountains. It has a vertical drop of 2100 ft/640 m and average annual snowfall of 170 in/431.8 cm.
Top elevation is 8600 ft/2621 m and base elevation 6500 ft/1981 m. The skiable area covers 88 ac/3.5 m², ideal for skiing. It is multi-directional, with portions of the main ski area south or southwest-facing and other portions facing north. From the total 26 runs, 15% are for beginners, 31% for intermediates and 54% for advanced athletes.
Longest run is 2.5 mi/4 km. It has a lift system of 4 lifts. Chairs 1 and 3 were built in 1952 by Ringer Chairlifts, which went out of business two years later. The chairs featured double swiveling chairs, which allowed riders just to stand up, when unloading.
In 1975 the existing lifts were upgraded by GMD Mueller, who also built chairs 2 and 4. The resort doesn’t offer night skiing.
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