Archive for February, 2010

Avalanche takes a big toll

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 Posted in Current Weather, News, Skiing | 1 Comment »

Sad news from Gulmarg – there are reports of 5 to 17 Army personnel, including an officer getting killed when a snow avalanche struck Khilanmarg, at an altitude ... Read more..

Chair-lift from Kongdori to Marry Shoulder, Gulmarg

Friday, February 5th, 2010 Posted in Gondola - Cable Car | 1 Comment »

Work on the Rs 9 crore chair-lift project at Gulmarg would begin soon. The chair-lift would go from Kongdori to Marry Shoulder (a peak for Beginners and Intermidiate skiers). The ... Read more..

Kashmir – the powder paradise

Monday, February 1st, 2010 Posted in Current Weather, Skiing | Comments Off on Kashmir – the powder paradise

"A couple of years ago stories about Kashmir started to spread through the ski bars of the Alps, rumours of a powder paradise, where a metre of fresh, light snow ... Read more..