Auli - Snow Skiing in India

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Best / ideal time / season for skiing in Auli , India : end of December to March
Facilities: Cable car, Ski lift, chair lift, snow beaters
Auli, the winter sport destination in India, is situated in the peak of Garhwal hills in the Chamoli district of Uttaranchal. Positioned 16 kms from Joshimath, at an elevation of 2895 meter it is one of the most popular ski resorts in India. Auli's 7 kilometers stretched sloped ranges with an altitude of 500 meters present exciting skiing opportunity for both experienced skiers in addition to beginners. The stunning slopes enclosed with oak and coniferous trees against the background of lofty snow wrapped mountains, enhances the spirit of the skiers.

Auli can be arrived at by road or rope way from Joshimath. Locally termed trolley, this 500 meters extended ski-lift system which is the longest cable car in Asia link Joshimath with Gorson, on top of Auli. A short distance away from Gorson lays the hill of Gorson Top, which offers a brilliant view of the enormous mountain peaks like Nanda Devi, Kamet and Dunagiri. From Gorson, an 800 meters stretched chair lift travels to the base lodge that marks the starting point for every ski run. It is only chair lift of Auli that bond the lower slopes with the upper slopes. From there, the skiers are able to ski down to take pleasure in almost 20 kilometers of virgin slopes of the unexplored terrain and other can stroll down all the way through the snow capped paths. Sliding downhill on skis at a speed of 20 to 40 Kilometers per hour, offer a breathtaking experience.

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