Lesotho is one of the few African states with favorable conditions for skiing. Lesotho is the only country in the world with no elevation lower than 1,400 meters (4,593 ft). The country features cold winters with temperatures as low as −7 °C (19.4 °F) and year-round snow storms.
The major ski and snowboard resort in Lesotho is Afriski.
Afriski has all the amenities of a contemporary winter sports resort, complete with a variety of accomodations, restaurants, rental shop, ski school and snowmaking.