Since 2006, the website FSH – The Gulmarg Snow Experts with information about our backcountry skiing packages is online, a little later also our corresponding FSH – Free Ski Himalaya facebook page was published, too. Despite the clear definition of the beginning and end dates of typical ski season on our website, I still receive a lot of inquiries about the snow conditions in Gulmarg, mostly from India but also from other countries.
With this blog information on the different periods with snow in Gulmarg is provided so that interested visitors can plan their trips accordingly. Two questions need, therefore, to be answered:
- In which period is the terrain in Gulmarg really snow covered, and
- Which is the best period for skiers to visit Gulmarg
When is Gulmarg covered in Snow?
We can say that normally the terrain above the gondola middle station (3’050 m) remains snow covered from mid-November till around the end of May. Read more
Winter Weather in Gulmarg 2011 – The Statistic
In 2006 we started to run our adventure skiing programs in the Himalaya and since then we have been observing the weather evolution in Gulmarg on a regular basis. Last winter we have begun to record the snow and weather situation on a daily basis for the first time and thanks to Aircel pocket internet, iphone and facebook we were also able to inform interested parties about the actual weather and snow status day by day on our respective facebook page http://www.facebook.com/Gulmarg.Weather.Snow.Information.
Compared to previous winters this winter season (15.12.10 till 14.03.11) we had overall the same weather and snow patterns as before, at least with regard to the number of sunny days Read more