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Merida Skiing

Listed under Skiing in Mucumpiz, Venezuela.

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The university town of Merida, situated in the west of Venezuela, boasts the highest cable car runs in the world, reaching in excess of 13,000 feet. The views from these cars are sensational and like nowhere else on earth. It is at this height that many people enjoy skiing and the Sierra Nevada National Park offer permits to ski at the Merida resort between November and June. This is a rugged landscape and should only be attempted by competent skiers who aren't afraid of the sheer drops and jagged edges. The resort itself is known for its buoyant nightlife and friendly inhabitants, which is needed after a hard day's adventuring in the sometimes unforgiving landscape.

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