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Great gear to spice up any ski trip, whether in your back yard — or the Middle East

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By DANIEL MCCARTHY  |  December 5, 2011

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GIFTS FOR THE 1%

SKI DUBAI
| $6000 | skidxb.com | Sure, if the world's only full-size indoor ski resort, in a mall, in the middle of the desert was just down the road, this probably wouldn't interest the one percent. But considering airfare, an overnight stay in a slopeside chalet (no Holiday Inns here), and a lift ticket for the day will run you roughly six grand in US dollars, this is definitely a day at the slopes only the affluent can appreciate (read: afford). At 25 stories high and boasting three football fields worth of fresh snow year round, this is the indulgent, "Why would we ski New England when we can do it in a mall in the desert?" ski holiday every one-percenter dreams about - when not dreaming about crushing the dreams of the poor under their well-cobbled heels.

 

 

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