SDWGA, to introduce Skiing in the glaciers of Kargil

After a grand success of the adventure winter sports in the Kashmir valley, Srinagar District Winter Games Association (SDWGA) is all set to warm up the Kargil district of Ladakh in Jammu & Kashmir . Ever been in the history of SDWGA, that this affiliated unit of Winter Games Association of the State , would be organizing the breath-taking skiing in the second coolest place of the world- Machoi glacier in Drass region of Kargil District.

The possibility of exploring the glaciers was the dream desire of the SDWGA Secretary Mohammed Yusuf. Report confirmed that, the association has organized similar challenges in the Mt. Mahadev, Mt. Kolahoi and Thajewas glaciers in the past and for which they have decided to make a proposal of the upcoming winter games in Srinagar.

As per the approved sport theme, a team of 15 highly trained skiers would leave for Drass enroute Leh and would further move on towards the divine Amaranth Cave over the Machoi glacier. And, the most interesting part of this announcement, is that, Mr. Yusuf, has decided to assign three male and three female, Cross-Country skiers to Delhi, for the special Cross-Country training camp. The participant would be guided by the foreign trainers and also special roller boards have been designed for the session.

The presided meeting by Director Tourism Farooq Shah, has also decided to set up offices in Srinagar and Gulmarg, so that interested candidates can find relevant information about the winter sports in Kashmir.

1 comment:

  1. I am looking forward to skiing in the region soon! Good post..