Gulmarg 2012 Skiing Courses Schedule – IISM Gulmarg

December 23rd, 2011 admin Posted in Accomodation, Skiing Courses 10 Comments »

Following is the Schedule of Snow Skiing Courses 2011-12 at IISM Gulmarg, which is run by Ministry of Tourisn, Goverment of India
The Institute conducts various adventure courses in different fields like Snow Skiing, Water Skiing, Parasailing, Hot Ballooning, White Water Rafting/Canoeing, Mountaineering etc.
The Indian Institute of Skiing & Mountaineering has also diversified into hospitalility. It has guest rooms for tourists in a centrally heated building at Gulmarg which compare with some of the best hotels in Gulmarg.

For the year winters of late 2011 and early 2012, the institute is conducting courses as per the following schedule, with 60 spots available for each course.

Course S.No From To

  • 01  – 26/12/2011 08/01/2012
  • 02 – 09/01/2012 22/01/2012
  • 03 – 23/01/2012 05/02/2012
  • 04 – 06/02/2012 19/02/2012
  • 05 – 20/02/2012 04/03/2012
  • 06 – 05/03/2012 18/03/2012


Eligibility

  • Medically Fit
  • Age between 06 years to 25 years.(Elders can also join if physically fit)

Fee

  • Rs 5000/- per student per course below 25 years of age.
  • Rs. 10,000/- per student per course who are above 25 years of age.

It includes cost of boarding & lodging, training, equipment.

Per day charges for foreigners (not residents of India):

  • US $ – 50 per person for 4 persons in a room.
  • US $ 100 per person on twin sharing basis & food in restaurant.

Payments may be made though DD/Pay Order in favour of Principal, IISM, Gulmarg, payable at Srinagar (J&K), India

BOOKINGS
Email: – skitigers@gmail.com
Tele fax- 01954-254480, 0194-2312749.
Mob: – 09419604990, 09797702322, 09419076335,

During this period the temperature dips to minus 4 to minus 9 degrees celcius at night and 5 to 20 degrees during day time in Gulmarg.
Students must be adequately equipped in clothing.
Essential items are as follows

  1. Cap balaclava + sun hat
  2. Goggles/ sun glasses
  3. Woolen under garments (vest and trouser)
  4. Woolen pullover
  5. Jacket/ over coat (ski suit if held)
  6. Wind/ water proof jacket
  7. Gloves
  8. Personal clothing and under garments/ chappals as required
  9. Shaving kit/ toiletries/ lip cream/Detergent Soap
  10. Torch
  11. Water bottle
  12. Socks woolen and cotton
  13. Trekking shoes
  14. Sleeping bag (optional)
  15. Camera/ eatables/ note pad/iPod/cell phone/ laptop as required

No liquour/smoking is allowed in side or out side the Institute complex during courses.

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Gulmarg 2011 Skiing Courses Schedule

January 6th, 2011 admin Posted in Accomodation, Skiing Courses 17 Comments »

Following is the Schedule of Snow Skiing Courses during the winter of 2010-11 at Gulmarg, Kashmir, India. The courses are organized by ISM (183 Kursoo Raj Bagh, Srinagar, J & K 193401, India) – which is an institute of Government of India, Ministry of Tourism. The Institute provides the facilities of boarding , lodging and training during the conduct of courses.

IISM Gulmarg (new building)

INDIAN-INSTITUTE-OF-SKIING-Gulmarg-Application-Form

(NON STUDENTS CAN JOIN ANY TIME)

Course S.No From To No Of Vacancies
01 27/12/2010 09/01/2011 60
02 10/01/2011 23/01/2011 -do-
03 24/01/2011 06/02/2011 -do-
04 07/02/2011 20/02/2011 -do-
05 21/02/2011 06/03/2011 -do-
06 07/03/2011 20/03/2011 -do-
(You can report on the day of start of course or in the evening of previous day. All students must leave by 0900 hrs on the day when course finishes or in evening a day before)

Eligibility

1. Medically Fit

2. Age between 06 to 25 yrs.(Above 25yrs can also join)

Fee

3. Rs 5000/- per student per course below 25 yrs.

4. Rs. 10,000/- per student per course above 25 yrs.

5. It includes cost of boarding & lodging, training and equipment.

Per day charges for foreigners

US $ – 50 per person accommodating 4 persons in one room.

US $ – 100 per person Twin sharing basis & normal food in restaurant .

Payments may be made through DD/Pay Order in favour of Principal, IISM, Gulmarg, payable at Srinagar (J&K).

OR

Payment may also be made directly in our Account no.__________Branch Code no._____________ of J&K Bank, Rajbagh, Srinagar (J&K)

FOR BOOKING CONTACT:
Email: – skitigers@gmail.com, joedhillon@gmail.com
Tele fax- 01954-254480, 0194-2312749.
Mob: – 09419604990, 09419076335 (for international, dial +91 and direct number 9419604990)

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Skiing Courses in Gulmarg by Department of Youth Services and Sports

February 13th, 2009 admin Posted in Skiing, Skiing Courses 8 Comments »

The Jammu and Kashmir state Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) organizes courses every winter in collaboration with Jammu Kashmir Tourism Department.
They can accommodate a maximum of sixty students at one time after some selection process. The boarding and lodging expenses are borne by the department.
The ski equipment ise provided by the Tourism department and DYSS together.
On Feb 7, 2009, a girls only 15 days skiing course organized by the department of Youth Services and Sports concluded at Gulmarg with Sixty students participated in three-tier course.

Feb 17, 2009: The department of Youth Services and Sports is organizing a state-level ski-championship at Gulmarg in the first week of March.
 Skiers of various age groups, both boys and girls, would be participating in different events. All the intended skiers wishing to participate have been asked to register their names at the office of the deputy director, Youth Services and Sports, old Secretariat Srinagar latest by February 25. They will have to produce their certificates at the time of registration.  
 All arrangements have been made for the event in which around 200 skiers are likely to participate.

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Ski training courses in Gulmarg

December 12th, 2007 admin Posted in Events Calendar, Skiing, Skiing Courses 31 Comments »

This winter 14 advanced and intermediate ski training courses are being organized in Gulmarg by Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering, Gulmarg, in which several students from foreign countries are also joining. Also Indian institute of skiing is also commissioning new buildings in Gulmarg.

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Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering

June 19th, 2007 admin Posted in Skiing, Skiing Courses, What to do 51 Comments »

The Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering also conducts courses in the Gulmarg area, apart from taking groups out on “adventure courses”, which are basically treks. The institute is not considered one of India’s best, but it’s an option.

IISM is a national institute which has been promoting winter and adventure sports in the Kashmir valley for the last five decades.

Details on 15-day snow ski courses of the Indian Institute of Ski and Mountaineering (IISM) at Gulmarg in 2009:

  • Total courses organized in a year: 5
  • First ski course was held from January 14 to January 27.
  • Second started on January 28 and concluded on February 11.
  • There is a test in which the trainees appear after the end of the course which need to pass to qualify to get certificates.
  • The course stregth is about 40 students of various age groups. Generally there is a huge rush of applicants.
  • The course is three-level, designated as basic, intermediate and advance.
  • Name of some Trainers: Hadeeqa Khurshid, Muhammad Shafi, Tariq Zargar, Feroz Ahmad Khan, Jeelani, Shabir Ahmad Dar
  • Principal: Mr. Khurshid Ahmad Mir
  • Equipment: The institute now sources equipment independent of Tourism department and its own snow scooters, snow beating machines and all the hi-tech gadgets needed for skiing
  • Address: The Principal, Indian Institute Of Skiing & Mountaineering, Gulmarg, J&K

For Skiing courses in the winter of 2009-2010, check this post here:

http://www.gulmarg.org/calendar-of-five-short-snow-skiing-courses-2009-2010/

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