Whether you are looking for thrilling expeditions and mountaineering and heli-skiing are the sports that interest you more, then head towards the northern part of India, plushed with some of the best extreme sports destinations of the world. Worth checking out are Manali in Himachal, Garhwal region in Uttar Pradesh and Ladakh in Jammu & Kashmir. So what are you waiting for! Just pack your sports gear and get going!
Winter sports are not just about
there are plenty of activities one can try out. If you are scared of heights
and skiing is not exactly your cup of tea! Then how about skating? Or Ice
Skating? You just need to smooth up your balancing act on skates and leave
the rest to the snow.
Ice Skating is just like
that instead of swooshing down from snow covered slopes you just glide along
a wide skating arena wearing ice-skates. Whether you want to have a skating
partner or whether you want to do it alone, ice-skating is a sport, which
needs a much better balancing act than in ordinary skating.
The best options to try out ice-skating in India is
Shimla, where every
year a winter sports festival is held and this sport is one of the major
attractions of it. If you are an amateur or a bit naïve about skiing,
just try the simple rules of agility, stability and steadiness and no one
will be able to beat you.
Mountaineering is a sport that has challenge in every step. The Indian
Himalayas yield every kind of challenge a climber could ask for, unparallel
in scope for high mountain adventure. Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh
and Uttaranchal are India's major mountaineering states, while Sikkim and
Arunachal Pradesh offer restricted climbing.
Among the Indian Himalayas, the most challenging peaks that climbers crave
to climb are Nanda Devi and Kanchenjunga. For the biggest mountaineering
challenges in India, a climber can opt the
the Zanskar range in Jammu & Kashmir, Kullu & Lahaul in Himachal
Pradesh and the eastern Himalayan range of Sikkim & Darjeeling.