Blessed with mountainous terrain, heavy snowfall and a long snow season, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has emerged as one of the country's most popular skiing destinations. During the buildup to the Beijing 2022 Olympics, the region took advantage of its major potential as a snow sports hub and saw a sharp rise in its popularity among skiing enthusiasts. Why do people love to go skiing in Xinjiang? What makes Xinjiang's ski resorts stand out? How have the facilities at local ski resorts been upgraded in the past few years? Let's hit Silk Road International Ski Resort in the capital city of Urumqi to find out.