Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Skiing – An Ultimate Adventure in Snow

Have you ever known how it feels to be surrounded by the mighty Himalayan Mountains? Do you know how it feels when you slip your feet into heavy ski boots, clamp them on to the skis and let gravity do the rest? Have you experienced travelling in cruise control down snow slopes leaving behind a blazing trail of white powder?

Go ahead, try the ultimate adventure in the snowy mountains – Skiing!

The Himalayan Kingdom spread over India and Nepal offers a number of options for an exciting Skiing adventure. For instance, Gulmarg, with the world's highest cable car is rated amongst the top 5 ski areas in the world. And there are many other places that deserve mention:

Auli: You can reach Auli via Delhi - Rishikesh - Shivpuri - Rudraprayag – Joshimath. The best time to visit is between January and March each year. Part of the state of Uttarakhand, the Auli Ski Resort is located at a height of 9,000 feet above sea level.

Solang: Part of the Kullu-Manali area, Solang is among the most scenic ski areas in India. Situated at a height of 2,800 Mts, Solang offers Ski slopes for beginners as well as experts. Manali is also connected by a 40 Kms road to Bhuntar, the closest airport with regular flights to Delhi.

Gulmarg: It is part of the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir that has often been referred to as ‘Paradise on Earth’. Located at a height of 2732 Mtrs, the city offers the best Ski resort in the country. Gulmarg is a place that has been host to several National Winter Games Championships.

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