Gulmarg Global Derby, 2009

Gulmarg dazzles with the arrival of March 2009. The dawn is set to stage the international events which are going to rock Jammu and Kashmir. As per the gleaned information, this winter adventure sport carnival will kick the town with a four-day international snow-skiing championship at the world-famous resort from March 1 followed by three-day national ice-rafting from March 6.

The week long winter sport carnival will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, the chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir. Sources confirmed that rafting events will highlight an approximate number of 30 foreign and 25 local skiers, all skiing down from 13, 000 ft. high Apharwat range to Gulmarg. Participants from all over the India and abroad including Australia, New Zealand and England will also represents other international events like Alpine run super slalom and cross country ski.
Organiser of this master event- ESSAR group and the tourism department is leaving no stone unturned to facilitate the region with flights to Ladakh region from Jammu and other major cities of India.
In the coming days similar event would be held at Patnipot in Jammu, so friends lets stop gazing stars in the sky; lets move on and hold a few.


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