Courtesy – etala’at
Gulmarg, March 31:The snow ski course organized by the Directorate of Physical Education and Sports, University of Kashmir was concluded today at world famous ski resort of Gulmarg.
Thirty students from various colleges and post-graduate departments of the Kashmir University took part in basic, intermediate and advance skiing courses.
The 11 day long course of skiing started on March 20th and was the last regular ski course at Gulmarg.
The preliminary training was imparted to the participants on beginner slopes at Gulmarg and the advanced skills were taught to the students on higher slopes at Kongdori with high degree of difficulty. The students zoomed down all difficult ski runs including the challenging Death Valley.
One of the coaches said that he alongwith the students tried to locate the Norwegian female skier who was lost in Kongdori area a few months back, but could not find any clue there.
At the end of the course the skill test was conducted which was followed by Annual Inter-College Ski Championship.
At the end of the course, the Annual Inter-College Ski Championship for Boys was held at Kongdori, Gulmarg.
The University is planning to hold the first-ever Adventure Expo in which the exhibition of different adventure sports including summer skiing, snowboarding, trekking, rock climbing, abseiling, Tyrolean Traverse, mountain biking, motor sports, river rafting, zorbing and aero sports will be held during summer, in order to promote Sonamarg as adventure destination this year. “More than 200 boys and girls of different colleges and post-graduate departments of Kashmir valley are likely to take part in the event”