Skiing

Kufri, near Shimla is one of the oldest places in India to be associated with skiing and the slopes are still in use during winter. Above Kufri, the Mahasu ridge also has good slopes.

Comprehensive facilities exist at Narkanda, 64 Km from Shimla. There is a range of slopes, including a beginner’s run, an advanced slope and a slalom run. Himachal Tourism offers ski courses, instruction and has equipment on hire at Narkanda. For details, contact at Ph: 01782-242406.

At Manali (Kullu), the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports offers a variety of courses and facilities for skiing are possible in the Solang Valley near Manali. There are also some companies in the private sector that offer ski courses and allied facilities.

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