Juniper Times

Latest News Magazine

Auli Snow Skiing


Region: Uttarakhand

Duration: 4-6 days

Difficulty: easy – moderate

Highest Altitude: 11,000 Ft.

Situated at the Garhwal Himalayas, Auli is one of the most important skiing destinations for many because of its clean environment. Auli skiing tour takes you through the oak and coniferous forests, with a mesmerizing panoramic view of the soaring peaks of one of the greatest mountain range in the world, Himalayas. It is located at a distance of 250 kms from Rishikesh; from here one can take bus/ cabs to reach Joshimath/Auli.

Road to Auli is closed after dusk. With glittering slopes located at 1917 to 3027 meters, Auli snow skiing offers plenty of exciting opportunities for both beginners and experienced skiers. Winter Auli Snow Skiing in India allows the skiers to have an excellent skiing experience due to its great height. Most of India’s ski resorts are largely confined to the western half of the Himalayas. Out them all, Uttarakhand is the just the perfect place for skiers as it is high enough let you get a good cover of snow during the winter season, yet it is low enough to be easily accessible for the tourists.

Cross-country runs of 10-20 km with the added benefit of fresh powder snow are now available for passionate skiers. Owing to its great height and spread, Auli Snow Skiing offers the exhilarating experience of long distance skiing. Auli slopes are usually adorned with a thick layer of snow, about 3 metres deep during January to April. By international standard, the stretch of 3 kms with a drop in altitude of 500 meters is considered to be an incredibly good skiing ground.

Winter Auli Snow Skiing in India provides massive opportunities for adventure seekers to have great time of their life. While skiing is the main attraction in Auli, other fun activities like thrilling water sports, cable car rides, rope lifts, having snowball fights, making snowmen make Auli an ideal venue for people of every age group. Apart from skiing there is an interesting trekking route for the enthusiastic trekkers. The splurge of white surrounded by oak forests soothes the eyes.—2022