There are many places in Shimla that offers skiing and tourists flock these places in winters to try out this adventure sport. The nearest ski resort which is the most easily accessible for those arriving in Shimla is Kufri. Lying Just about 10 km from Shimla, it is a quiet little town which becomes a very busy winter wonderland once snowfall starts. Just above Kufri, lies the Mahasu Ridge, which has some good slopes which are worth trying. Enthusiasts from all over the world make sure of visiting this place during the skiing season.
Mashobra, is just 12 km from Shimla and is also famous for skiing as it permanently blanketed with snow throughout the winter season. Hence skiing is very popular here and tourists flock here in big numbers.
Narkanda, one of the oldest ski resort stays at an altitude of 8,100 ft. Advanced skiiers simply love the slopes which are earmarked for beginners and advanced and everyone likes the slide. The Hattu Peak, which is just 6 km from Narkanda, towers 2,000 ft above it and has fantastic ski slopes. Compared to other peaks, this one is yet unexplored and it proves to be a haven for ardent skiers.
Training & Skiing equipment at Narkanda
Himachal Tourism conducts skiing courses for tourists here. They hire out equipment, and provide everything from accommodation to transport. Similarly, The Directorate of Mountaineering and Allied Sports at Manali also plays a part in the skiing at Narkanda; they organize special skiing courses January onward every year.
You can visit their website http://www.adventurehimalaya.org/
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