Tension in Lebanon has eased drastically since Egypt's troubles hit the headlines, maybe it'll stay that way.
And in any case Lebanon's troubles are to do with internal politics - rather than Egypt and Tunisia's problems with autocratic government and a poor standard of living.
If Hezzbollah is going to get agitated it's best to stay away from them - their headquarters are in the far south of Lebanon. Fortunately the ski fields are in the north (and 50+ km from Beirut). I'd certainly keep an eye on events and be ready to change plans if the regional troubles (Egypt, Tunisia) worsen or the internal power struggle in Lebanon turns ugly.
Decent snow? This youtube clip was shot on Feb 6th a couple of years back: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCvV4IGnkQQ&NR=1
Looks alright to me! And apparently it is true, you can ski in the morning and swim at the beach in the afternoon during spring. over 9 years ago
I am currently in Lebanon and the situation is pretty stable. The ski slopes are far away from the capital, around 1hr 30min from Beirut. It has been snowing for the past couple of days and it's best to come in February when the snow is at its best. I suggest you head to the Mzaar Ski resort, they are organizing a winter festival throughout February.
For accommodation and packages, check these guys, skileb.com. They have been very helpful in organizing my trip from airport transportation, to gear rental, passes, hotels, chalets; everything you need, they can take care of it.
Cheers over 9 years agoAnswered by Cindy via WorldNomads.com
the situation is Lebanon is great ! i have no idea why the guy from the first answer said anything about egypt and tunisia and whatever . everything is great except the weather . we are used to wild rains around november and we've barely witnessed a couple of showers . so it is expected that the skiing season will be very short but will mpst likely take place between end of jan and feb . i'm a lebanese who skies btw almost 9 years ago