high mountain thrills perhaps nothing can surpass the magic of heli-skiing.
Under a deep blue sky, the skiers are carried by helicopter to a snow-draped
peak. And after that there is nothing except steadily distancing whirr of
rotor blades, the sky and the snow. It is a thrilling experience as the
skier rapidly zooms down the slopes.
Heli-skiing is an expensive sport because participants are taken to high
mountain tops or the ridges by the helicopter and dropped there. The skiers
than ski down through the unknown route on the slopes. Skiers also choose
their own slopes or terrain thus they need not waste time and energy in
climbing up the slopes.
Heliskiing Sites In The Himalayas
Himalayas is full of ultimate skiing
destinations and if you an extreme sports lover and experienced enough to
climb the glacial regions, then take up you heli skiing venture among the
Indian Himalayas. Consistent heavy snowfalls and variety of mountain ranges,
the Himalayas provide the best attributes for any skier. In addition to the
numerous ski resorts throughout the Himalayan region, you can also find the
ultimate skiing experiences of heli skiing over here.
Getting to the Himalayas is difficult they are far away from most of the
people and difficult to get go. A big obstacle is the expense. The actual
time spent on the climbing is relatively a small proportion of the total
time taken by the mountaineer to get to the mountain. It is an expedition
with Sherpas carrying loads of equipment, such as tents, sleeping bags,
cooking utensils etc. Of course, costs can be reduced if equipments can be
hired and one organises climbs and tours through mountaineering clubs and
Mountaineering Sites In The Himalayas
Himalayas is full of ultimate
skiing destinations and if you an extreme sports lover and experienced
enough to climb the glacial regions, then take up you heli skiing venture
among the Indian Himalayas. Consistent heavy snowfalls and variety of
mountain ranges, the Himalayas provide the best attributes for any skier. In
addition to the numerous ski resorts throughout the Himalayan region, you
can also find the ultimate skiing experiences of heli skiing over here.
Himachal the heli skiing sport is available in the area abound by the
Hanuman Tibba, Rohtang Pass, Deo Tibba and Chanderkhani Pass near Manali. A
major feature is the compactness of the heli-skiing area. A sortie of ten
minutes can carry the skiers to the top of a 14,000-feet high slope.
For the first timer heli skiing at the remote locations is always an
experience to remember. Remote destination lodge such as the onces located
in Manali, provide multiple day packages and are considered to be the best
heli skiing regions of the Himalayas.
The Manali heli skiing expeditions involve helicopters, which are going to
drop keen skiers onto peaks as high as 6,500m. The high peaks reduce the
wind speed at lower levels where one skis, resulting in consistent, light
and powdery snow. Powder skiing is easier to learn with the new thick kind
of skis, especially if you are new to skiing.
For interested young and naive skiers, groups of three skiers are made and
to keep pace with them there's also a ski guide. The group's size eliminates
pressure on less-experienced skiers and allows the experienced ones to ski
to their heart's content. Safety is ensured by certified guides, experienced
helicopter pilots, easy availability of medical facilities and emergency
backup arrangements with the Indian Air Force.
All the heli-skiing packages in Manali include 100,000 ft. of vertical
skiing six-day guide service and use of an avalanche transceiver,
seven-light lodging in Manali plus all meals, escorted air and ground
transfer Delhi-Manali-Delhi, airport transfers and local taxes. South of
Kullu, 50-km away in Bhuntar an airport is situated with regular flights to
Delhi and Chandigarh. For tourists, taxis are available from Bhuntar to
Skiing is a new sport in Nepalese Himalayas. Being the home of eight of the
highest mountains in the world, Nepal brings out the best of skiing and
The Everest region, Annapurna, Dhauligiri, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Kangchenjunga,
the Dolpo regions, and more are all ready and waiting for your on-snow
signature. It would take a lifetime of skiing each and every area before you
skied the same run twice.