Skiing in Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir

By : 18-Apr-2017
Skiing in Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir

Location: Gulmarg

Skiing Base: Gulmarg and Gondola.

Facilities:  Gulmarg, Himalaya’s First and Asia’s 7th Largest Ski Resort.

Skiing Season: The Peak Season for an amazing Skiing Experience in Gulmarg, albeit is a year-round place to holiday. However, the best months for skiing are obviously:

October to February:  The coldest climate of winter slowly starts to fall in the month of October. Not only the air begins to get cooler, the temperature rate also goes down to 0 degrees in November that marks the onset of the frosty season. Therefore Skiing and Snowboarding becomes the most splendid sports activities at this time, hence Gulmarg gets swarmed with globe trekkers all across the world. Some of the trendy countries from where these adventurous visitors flock for Skiing in the area are: France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden to name a few.

Gulmarg and Gondola the Best Ski Resort

The smallest town of Gulmarg has been known as the famous Gulmarg Ski Resort. This prominent region lies in the Baramula district of Jammu-Kashmir, on the Pirpanjal range in the western Himalayas.

India has not been a popular place for skiing however, there has been a resort at Gulmarg since the modern historic days of the British Raj.  Gulmarg’s traditional beauty makes it one of the first mountain resorts in the nation. Gondola on the other hand is chiefly the premier ski retreat. The top notch area is called Phase 2 and is considered as the 2nd highest cable car in the world and it offers several ski packages for all level skiers. This section is mostly used by novice skiers, who are guided and trained by several mentors all around on the small slopes. While for the intermediate ones, there is a slightly longer route of 3km trail called phase 1.

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