Yearly Archive: 2013

December 28 2013

Here it comes

Gulmarg has received a couple of decent storms over the past week, and another is forecast for New Years Eve.  Stay tuned for updates but we should see the upper mountain soon, and we will be scoring the first powder turns of the season not long after.  Our peak season trips are mostly full however…

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May 6 2013

Snow Travel Expo is on again

The Snow Travel Expo is on Sunday the 19th of May in Melbourne and the 26th of May in Sydney. Drop by the Bill’s Trips stand to have all your Gulmarg questions answered. I will also be giving a skiing Kashmir slide show presentation on the big screen at each event. Hope to see you…

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January 20 2013

The storm

The storm has ended and we ended up with 120cm of fresh snow at the hotel in less than 24hrs. The skiing has been epic on Monkey Hill and the trees below the plateau.  The upper mountain has the best looking cover for a few years, and once the patrol has finished avalanche control we will be…

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January 17 2013

Absolutely dumping

64cm since we got home from skiing today so it looks like we are in  for another epic powder day tomorrow.  This is on top of the measley 8cm we had last night that gave us deep and dry faceshots while doing laps of the chairlift today. Before breakfast Monkey Hill laps are going to be…

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January 14 2013

Early season bliss

Greetings from another powder day in Gulmarg. For the second year in a row, early January has delivered the goods.  A couple of average days after I arrived on the 6th and since then we have had quality fresh tracks.  A couple of 20 cm top ups during the week have given all 30 or so people…

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