Asian winter skiing championship will be held 2013 in Auli – Skiing at Auli outdoor winter games and Dehradun indoor games.
Skiing at Auli : Skiing enthusiasts from all over the world have arrived on the near-perfect slopes of Auli, Situated at an altitude of 3,049 metres (11,000 feet) and in the vicinity of mountains Nanda Devi, Kamet and Mana Parvat, Auli, often called the Switzerland of the east, lies in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttaranchal. The pristine hamlet has been covered in a blanket of white as India’s northern reaches reel under their heaviest snowfall.
While in some areas the snow has blocked out tourists, in Auli, its boom time. “Its good skiing, the weather will be good very soon, the Himalayas are fantastically, where scenery goes and skiing itself it is one of the best places to visit in the world. The mountain views are fantastic, the journey here is out of this world is also better to New Zealand, France and America and this is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is absolutely fantastic,” said James Nagi, a British tourist. Apart from the magnificent alpine slopes, Auli has a 3.9 kilometres ropeway, the largest in Asia, linking it with downtown Joshimath. Besides, an 800 metres long ski lift and 500 metres chair lift add to the thrill. “The kind of snowfall we have had this year, Come to Auli, it’s the best since the last two to three decades. This is a very good thing for skiing and we have made special arrangement to capitalise on them. There is Asia’s longest ropeway the four kilometer rope from Joshimath to Auli, besides that there is also a ski lifts, chairlifts and also got snow beaters to level the snow on the slopes,”. Come Explore the Magic of Snow while you are in the Himalayas !!
No matter where you are, If you are looking for the best ski slopes, come to Auli. and for those who yearn to learn, no other place matches Auli.It offer exciting skiing opportunities to both, the beginner, as well as the advanced skier.
Auli Altitude :- 1915 to 3049 meters.
Area :- 5 sq km.
Season :- January to March.
Temperature :- Summer : 13º C to 29º C ; Winter : 9º C to 2º C.
How To reach Auli :- Joshimath is about 483 km from Delhi, via Rishikesh-Srinagar-Rudraprayag-Chamoli. From Joshimath its 12 kms drive to Auli.
From Delhi one can be in Rishikesh eiterh by Train or Bus which almost took 6 to 7 hrs. Next from Rishikesh to Joshimath its daily bus departure from bus stand, last bus to Joshimath departure at 10 From Haridwar. Also can get jeeps on share base from Taxi stand or can hire normally taxi to drop down to Joshimath.From Joshimath only hiring taxi is available to Auli, can took a magnificent ride of Ropeway and be at Auli within 25 minutes.
Skiing at Manali :-
Where words fail to deliver, where creativity falls in love with the mystique surroundings. This is what the charismatic beauty of Manali is all about. And while you will find some time to visit some of the most cherished places in and around Manali, there will be host of other places waiting for your arrival ready to enthral you with divine supremacy of Nature. Every carved mountain and every leaf on the lush green tree will share an interesting anecdote. From free flowing rivers to snow surrounded mountains, from a lonely stretch to immensely inhibited forest land, every single chapter of this interesting volume called Manali will mystify you to the core. Come enjoy the widespread beauty of MANALI