Snow Skiing in Auli - Your Adventure Skills in the Snow
Come to Auli
the hottest Skiing Destination
, on a cable car from Joshimath in the month of January till May, when the meadows are transformed into perfect skiing slopes. Auli has all the ingredients to make it a spot for skiing in India located in the state of Uttarakhand. This winter skiing resort also known as Ski capital of India was developed in the late eighties. Here the air is cold, abound with fresh and sweet-scented wild flowers and Pine trees, whereas the snow clad peaks at the backdrops commands excellent views. Then there comes the stretches of white slopes all enrich with thick layered snow, all waiting to entice you, get into action for all the fun and folic. While skiing slopes Auli also offers the charisma of its scenic splendor, the panoramic view of the majestic mountains from the Nanda Devi Parbat should not be missed. Due to the presence of skiing schools, even the novice can look for an excuse to home this world famous ski resort. The national skiing championships in the month of February and March is also an important attraction in the list of Auli Skiing. For those looking for something more can enjoy Poma lift and one chair car at the Auli ski resort. Children as well as adults building snow castles and a snowman is a common sight. And evenings too are full of frolic. The warm Bukhari (wooden stove) huts welcomes the tourists and one can enjoy listening to the folklores and local music around the bonfire.
Gear Up For Skiing at Auli
Just making up your mind is not enough. You should be well equipped before getting engrossed into this sport. If a nascent then you can learn skiing at the Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN) that offers certificates to the learners. There is a fee for training and skiing lessons that includes accommodation and buffet meals. Other alternatives are the private freelance instructors that hang around the slopes. Skiing gears too are available on hire. But these gears are not enough unless you follow the precautionary measures. Dress warmly as the temperature may dip to minus degrees. Underclothes, gloves and windproof pants are a must. Cover your head and ears with a woolen cap while the eyes should be protected from snow blindness, which is a very common ailment. To counter this wear enhanced sunglasses that can be rented from the ski coaches. Skin can be harmed easily so apply liberal quantity of sun screen and lip balm in accordance with intake of plenty of liquid in form of water and juices. You should avoid eating snow as it can be containing harmful bacteria.
To break the monotony of skiing, take a sightseeing tour to places around Auli. There is Rudraprayag and Koteshwar Mahadev temple on the bank of river Alaknanda.
This winter choose Auli your adventure destinations, there is no way you should miss it.