Manali Helicopter Skiing

Manali helicopter skiing involves high altitude skiing and basically challenges the courage within the skiers. As the name suggests, helicopter skiing involves a helicopter that takes the skiers to great heights and leaves one at the summit of a snow covered peak. The skiing trails are often not demarcated and this enhances the thrill as the skier has to find his way out against all odds till he reaches the end point. The risk involved certainly gives more adrenaline kick and attracts many of them to the unknown ridges of Manali mountains.

Helicopter skiing in Manali is especially renowned in the Rohtang Pass, Hanuman Tibba, Chandrakhani Pass and Deo Tibba region near Manali. Manali adventure tours include various heli skiing expeditions and one just need to make a careful choice knowing their individual bent and limitations. The detailed information about the heights to which the skiers would be taken, accommodation of the skiers, equipments, precautions, and safety measures are available from the respective tour operators.

The helicopters in Manali take the skiers to a height as high as 6,500 meters. These areas offer light and powdery snow and low wind speed that is appreciated by the skiers. The sport involves high risk of avalanche, sudden weather changes, snow blizzards and many unknown dangers that interest the true adventure seekers. However, it is always advisable to be accompanied by guides if one is new to Manali Helicopter Skiing. There are several packages available for skiing in the Himalayas of Manali offering excellent helicopter skiing destinations beckoning the adventure lovers.

Last Updated on 13 June 2011