A Little Cold Never Hurt Anyone!

A Little Cold Never Hurt Anyone!
Fancy the rush of adrenaline? Ski on the beautiful snow covered slopes of India., Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Zoom past your fears and take a dive on these Himalayan mountain ranges

OT Staff
January 30 , 2019
02 Min Read

Layers of snow-capped mountains for as far as the eye could see. The view from the top of the Himalayan Mountain ranges can be daunting and terrifying. Cold winds brushing against your ears, snow under your feet as you get into position. You place your ski pole to your sides and look down the hill. The adrenaline pumps through your body, your heart beats at an uncontrollable pace, and you feel droplets of icy cold sweat forming on your forehead. You take the first step and push yourself off, what happens next is something you'll never forget. You observe the gorgeous tranquil view to your side as you use the poles to change the direction of your ski bindings zooming past at a rapid pace. An experience like no other, skiing is one winter sport that will enthrall you. Here are locations around India where you can partake in this unique sport while taking in the breathtaking view of the extraordinary setting.

Skiing down the snow covered slopes of Gulmarg has been on many adventure seekers's to-do list and we understand why


If you are thinking of skiing, then the thought of ski gear can't be far behind. These are some ski essentials if you are dreaming of hitting the slopes

If you are new to the sport, you WILL need some practice. In pic: Ski practising session in the snow covered slopes in Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Snowy landscape, pine trees and a log house...a perfect combination. Can we say made in heaven? In pic: a snowy landscape of Manali

A little bit of practive, we say. In picture: A ski instructor shows a tourist how to tackle the slopes in Gulmarg, Jammu and Kashmir

Skiing is a beautiful sport and here's the proof

All work and no play? Not for Indian Military Special Forces. In pic: Auli in Uttarakhand, one of the most visited places in India during winter.

Walk in the snow they said, it will be fun they said

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