Adventure Sports

Skiing
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The height and spread of Uttarakhand Himalayas offer long distance skiing to professional and learning skiers. Adventure lovers around India choose Auli, Mundali, Munsyari and Dayara Bugyal as their Skiing destinations specially from November to March but these snow capped Himalayas seem to entertain tourists and skiers throughout the year. The wide-open spaces over the snow line among the glaciers in Uttarakhand Himalayas increase possibility of attracting more Skiers to these places.

Skiing is an adventure sport where skis attached to boots with a binding are used to travel over snow. Some simple tricks or tools add excitement to the adventure in Skiing.

Besides Skiing, various water sports including White Water Rafting and Trekking through the hill stations and different villages are the activities in Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand that tourists around Uttarakhand and whole of India perform. Being major pilgrimage site, Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand is most visited by Hindu devotees throughout the year, April to October in special.

 

Types of Skiing

  • Alpine Downhill: Non-competitive recreational skiing that takes place in ski resort with specified ski runs is termed as Alpine Downhill.
  • Alpine Freestyle: Skiing in which you must use aerial acrobatics and balance is termed as Alpine Freestyle.
  • Nordic: Competitive skiing with no special ski area, Nordic is the oldest form of skiing. Professional skiers compete in Nordic Jumping where they need to slide down a ramp and go further before landing. Another name for Nordic is cross-country.
  • Military: Skiing used by military as the means of transportation is termed as Military Skiing.
  • Kite: In Kite Skiing, the skier is pulled by a hang glider or kite.
  • Para: Para skiing is term for skiing done by jumping from a plane or high altitude mountain.

Munsiyari Skiing

Popular for scenic beauty and lovingly called the trekkers paradise, Munsiyari or Munsyari 3853 meters above sea level, lies 66Km from Jauljibi of Pithoragarh district in Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand. One of the major winter vacation spot Read more »

Mundali Skiing

Among many of gifted sites of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand, snow capped Mundali is the skiing spot for expert skiers. Peaks covered with snow providing spectacular view from Mundali are the special attractions. The ski slopes Read more »

Auli Skiing

The famous Ski resort of Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand, Auli lies in Chamoli district attracting hundreds of Skiing enthusiasts every year from late December to late March with profound snow slopes. Entire skiing area in Auli is 5-7Km between Read more »

Dayara Bugyal Skiing

Dayara Bugyal in Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand is one of the best ski slopes in India which attracts tourists and trekkers with its magnificent range, heavenly beauty and multiple trekking routes. Skiing in grand ski slopes like Dayara Read more »