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Skiing in Uttarakhand


About Skiing in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is one of the preferred destinations for ski lovers from around the world. Auli is most famous among other ski Resorts in Uttarakhand. Auli is 16 Kms from Joshimath is an ideal destination, a high altitude3 Km long slope ranging from 2519 to 3049 Mts above sea level. There is good infrastructure available in Auli besides long slopes there are snow beaters and 500 meters long ski lift to carry skiiers back to slope top.Ski equipment are available on hire, If you want you can enroll for 07 days and 14 days packages. Skiers are advised to bring heavy woolen cloths, gloves, mufflers, wind proof jackets, sun glasses and snow boots.
Besides Auli there are two lesser known destinations to do skiing are Dayara Bugyal near Uttarkashi and Mundali near Chakrata, Deharadun.
Auli have also hosted SAF winter games in the year 2010.Auli is blessed with spectacular view of Mountain ranges of the Uttarakhand Himalaya like Nanda Devi, Mana Parvat and Kamet. The undulating slope of Auli is just perfect to thrill to professional skier and immature skiers as well. The perfect time to do skiing in Uttarakhand is from January till starting of March.
The ropeway in Auli is Asia’s highest and longest, it cover distance of 4 kms. This ropeway connects Auli with Joshimath. You can have magnificent view of Himalaya while traveling through ropeway. The slopes of Auli are one of the best in Asia.

Dayara Bugyal :-

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The Ski slopes near Bhatwari Villege on Uttarkashi Gangotri is known as Dayara Bugyal or Meadows. Dayara Bugyal can be reached from village Barsu and Village Raithal. One has to trek further from Village Barsu or Raithal. It will be approximately 6 to 8 Kms from Barsu and 6 Kms from Raithal. The Dayara Bugyal is at the height of 3048 meters from sea level. Dayara provides a long stretch of slopes approximately 28 sq Kms. Accommodation is available in Bhatwari or tents can be pitched at Dayara Bugyal only.
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Mundali :-

Mundali is 129 Kms from Deharadun is upcoming resort for skiers. It offers unforgettable view of snow caped Himalaya mountain ranges. Ski slopes are vast enough to enjoy long stretches of skiing.It is best places for novices to learn basic of skiing. There is limited options for accommodation, hence guest are suggested to book their accommodation well in advance.

Other Areas :-

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There are some other places in Garhwal Himalaya, where there is potential to develop Ski destinations. At least for groups and individuals. There some places in Uttarkashi district like Kush Kalyan and Kedar Kantha, In Tehri District there are Panwali and Matya, In Chamoli district there is Bedni Bugyal. In Kumaon there are Munsyari and Chiplakot Valley which can be developed as good Ski destinations.
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