thrill-a-minute adventure sport where split-second
decisions can literally make or mar, heli-skiing is
probably the most exciting sport to be introduced
in the sub-continent.
first Asian country to offer facilities for this sport,
heli-skiing made its debut in Kashmir in January 1988.
up in collaboration with the famous Swiss-born ski-mountaineer,
Sylvan Saudan, this exciting sport requires prior
skiing experience as well as a thorough knowledge
of the physical features, cornices, crevasses, wind
direction and potential avalanche hazard areas.
expensive and exclusive, this ultimate adventure sport
is fast gaining popularity. Then of course, there
is a range of the
conventional sporting activities, which can be viewed
at various stadia.
of these is an addiction called cricket and the best
place to watch this game is in an open enclosure, surrounded
by roughly 50,000 frenzied fans! No wonder, it's called
the 'religion' of the sub-continent.