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Location : Nanda Devi, Kamet and Dunagiri
Major Ski Destination : Auli (2519 mts)
Other Skiing Destinations : Dayara Bugyal, Mundali and Munsyari.
Major Attraction : Cable Car Ride, Views of Himalaya

Auli in Uttaranchal
A Beautiful Slope for Skiing in Auli

Interesting Facts : Auli Plays Host to Many International Level Skiing Championships, Festivals and Tournaments.
Best Time To Visit : The period between November to March, when Mountains are Covered with Thick Snow.
Popular Ski Rsort : Auli Ski Resort in Uttaranchal.
Learn To Ski : Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Offers a Fortnight Long Skiing Course for Amateurs. Week Long Courses are Also Conducted.
Must Enjoy : Views of the Himalayas an Various Valleys From the Cable Car as Well as from the Ski Slopes.
Skiing Equipments : Skiing Equipments Such as Skis, Boots, Sticks, Gloves and Goggles are Available on Hire from the Various Clubs that Conduct Skiing Courses.
Adventure Ride : One Way Cable Car Ride From Joshimath to Auli. 4 kms Long Rope Way, Offers Panoramic Vista.
Gears : Waterproof Ski Jackets with Taped Seams, Venting Zippers, Ski Goggles to Protect Your Eyes and a Helmet for Safety.
Other Winter Sports : Snow Boarding, Sledging.
Inside Tip : A lot of Preparatory Steps are Supposed to be Undertaken Before you Take up this Sport.

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Uttaranchal Skiing – Popular Winter Sport of Uttaranchal

Enjoy the most wonderful adventure, Skiing, where you get a chance to go gung ho with the snow world. Due to the presence of various snow clad mountains and large sloped valleys, Uttaranchal is Skiing is becoming one of the major players in driving people towards this famous hill station of India. The famous sport of Skiing with a combination of sledging and snow boarding, is gaining huge accolades from tourists who take exclusive tour of Uttaranchal to enjoy this game. The best time to indulge in this sport is during the moths of November to February, when the thick blanket of snow covers the entire Uttaranchal valley.

Snow Boarding in Auli
Another Popular Winter Sport - Snow Boarding

Skiing in Auli – The Switzerland of East

Auli, thy name is the sobriquet for the most exotic hill resort in India. Enjoy skiing tour of Uttaranchal, that will bring you to Auli. An important ski destination, this hill station is flooded with tourists in the peak of the skiing season. Government of Uttarakhand Enterprise, has been successful in making this destination, one of the prime tourist attractions in Uttaranchal. Flanked by the coniferous and oak forests, from Pauli one can enjoy the panoramic views of Himalayas. It is the confluence of the three peaks of Nanda Devi (7817 M), Kamet (7756 M) and Dunagiri (7066 M), that adds mystic to this destination.
Other important skiin destinations in Uttaranchal includes Dayara Bugyal near Gangotri, Munsyari near Pittorgarh and Mundali near Dehradun.

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The Nuances of Auli Skiing in Uttaranchal

Take up Skiing tours of Auli that is an hyper active destination. Apart from skiing, there is another highlight of Pauli – Cable Car Ride. It is a 4 km long rope way, that was built in the year 1994. Connecting Joshimath and Pauli, one has to take up this ride to come down the ski slopes of Pauli. This is a one way trolley that has 10 towers and two cabins that accommodate 25 people each. Pauli is all about winter sports, so besides Skiing one can also indulge in sledging and snow boarding. And all those who do not want to enjoy the adventure can enjoy the breath taking views of the various mountain peaks. Various international Skiing festivals are also held in Auli.

Auli Ski Resort
Most Famous Resort of Skiing in Uttaranchal - Auli

Skiing Gears and Tips

The best part of enjoying skiing in Auli is that the skier does not have to carry all the gears with them. The GMVN (Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam) provides the necessary equipments. However, one needs to carry heavy woollen cloths like caps, socks, gloves, mufflers, pullovers, trousers, wind proof jackets, dark glasses, gum/snow boots and a torch for personal use. First Aid kit should also be handy. For all those who are not experts at skiing can also learn this sport, as the tourism board has provisions of skiing classes.

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Top 5 Reasons To Enjoy Skiing

Ice Trekking in Auli

The World of Uttaranchal Snow
Uttaranchal is fast emerging as one of the most famous destination for skking in India. With various mystical mountain peaks of Nanda Devi, Kamet and Dunagiri, Uttaranchal invites all the tourists to take up winter sports in Uttaranchal, that will allow you to explore the virginal beauty of the Himalayas.

Skiing- in Auli – Beyond Par
The most happening destination for skiing in Uttaranchal is Auli, which is also the most exotic hill resort in the state. Tourist from all over the world come here to enjoy, which is called as the Switzerland in India. Take up skiing tours of Auli, to enjoy the best of skiing. Other destinations for skiing are Dayara Bugyal, Mundali and Munsyari.

Ride on the Cable to Reach Auli
Cable Car ride is another popular attractions of Auli in Uttaranchal. This is a 4 kms long rope way that connects Auli to Joshimath, this is the one way ride which is a sole way to reach atop the ski slopes of Auli. The delight of this rope way includes panoramic views of Himalayas.

Auli Fosters Other Sports
All the people, who want to enjoy other winter sports beside skiing can also come to Auli. There are options for sledging and snow boarding as well. All the equipments and necessary trainings are provided by the Uttranchal tourism department.

The Himalayan Attractions During Skiing
Being at the foot hills of Himalayas, it become inevitable to say that Uttaranchal offers some of the most panoramic views of the mountains as well as the valleys. The pristine beauty of Uttaranchal can be best seen while on ski tours of Auli.

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