Basic Skiing Course - Solang Valley, ABVIMAS, Manali, Himachal Pradesh

Basic Skiing Course - Solang Valley, ABVIMAS, Manali, Himachal Pradesh

shubhendu

Took the Basic Skiing Course in Feb, 2019 at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports.

Applied 2 Weeks before the commencement of the course.

Basic Skiing Course Trip Report

Basic Skiing Course Schedule

Basic Skiing Course Schedule
Basic Skiing Course Schedule

Day 1 (11 Feb, 2019)

Solang skiing center in feb, 2019
Reached Manali. Registration done at office. Issued ID card.

Also issued sleeping bag liner & wind sheet. (Not really needed.)

You will have Solang all by yourself.

Instructors helped us get a jeep booked for fair price.

At Solang, alloted a bed in dorm.

Day 2

Basic Skiing course feb 2019 batch

In the morning session, course divided in 4 ropes (strength for basic course was 36)

We were also alloted skiis, boots & poles according to our sizes.

In the evening session, we were taught how to put on skiis, walking side-steps, falling, sliding.

Day 3

Morning Session in works
6:30-7:00 AM - Morning exercise

9:30-1:00 PM - side step, herring bone

4:30-6:00 PM - Snow Plough

Day 4

Side step, herring bone
6:30-7:00 AM - Morning PT

9:30-7:00 AM - Herring bone

4:30-6:00 PM - Cancelled due snowfall

Day 5

Bad weather/snowfall
Sessions cancelled due to snowfall

Day 6

Beating snow after fresh snowfall
9:30-1:00 PM - Beating snow, snow plough, snow plough turn

4:30-6:00 PM - acute turning

Day 7

Slope
9:30-1:00 PM - snow plough turn.

After 1:30 - Free/Leave for Adam’s Day

Day 8

Playing with snow during in between breaks
Adam’s Day (Couldn’t go out due to snowfall)

Day 9

Sessions cancelled due to snowfall

Day 10

Solang valley after fresh snowfall
9:30-1:00 PM - Start Turn, kick turn

Day 11

Sessions cancelled due to snowfall

Day 12

More turns
9:30-1:00 PM - Simple turn

Evening session cancelled due to snowfall

Day 13

Returning to Manali by foot due to bad traffic on road because of snowfall
9:30-1:00 PM - Test

i>snow plough
ii>kick turn & traverse
iii>simple turn

After test free ride for 30mins

Return equipment.

After lunch, return to manali.

Walk till nehrukund by foot then jeeps to institute.

Day 14

Closing ceremony held in Abvimas Manali auditorium
Closing ceremony.

Return equipment.

Get Movement order.