Unlike in the mountainous regions of Kashmir, skiing in Nepal has not been developed with lifts and lodges. But some high valleys and slopes are ideal or
Skiing is one sport that has gained immense popularity all over the world and in the past decade has become quite an attention grabbing sport because of the Himalayas. The vast open spaces above the snowline have flung open to ski enthusiasts.
Just being in Nepal’s Himalaya in the winter months is quite exciting all on its own; to be out in the middle of the Himalaya on skis is another world all together. If the views of the surrounding peaks doesn’t put you into a trance and into a world you never thought before existed, the skiing will, as this is some of the finest skiing on earth.
On the average, you can ski from 5,300 meters down to 3,300 meters. Occasionally you will get in a few 5,500 meter starts, making the ski descents over 2,200 vertical meters. The snow conditions are your typical big mountain snow conditions, where you will ski on just about anything a big mountain can throw at you. Since you have the advantage of a helicopter flying you, you will be able to pick and choose from the best conditions and exposures.
The areas will offer some of the most spectacular skiing on earth with the Everest region obviously coming in strong on the view department, via its spectacular and classic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Ama Dablam.