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Posted on Feb 13, 11:14AM | UNI
Srinagar, Feb 12 : Heli-skiing, a sport in which a skier is taken to top of a mountain in a helicopter to ski down on snow slopes, was started at world famous ski resort of Gulmarg, about 55 km from here in north Kashmir.
Himalayan Sports, a company which has been organising Heli Skiing in Gulmarg for the past two winter seasons, started its operation in Gulmarg for the current season.
The adventure enthusiasts can now avail the service to ski down from virgin slopes in Pir Panjal range.
It was informed by the proprietor of the company that the response from foreign skiers, this year, is significantly higher than last year and hoped to have good business
The Company is currently using two Choppers and the Skiing will be organised upto March 20.
Heli-Skiing has also commenced at Pahalgam and will be organised upto March 10.