Ski­ing the high Hi­malayas

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FROM MID-FE­BRU­ARY TO MID-APRIL, when con­di­tions a re at t heir most set t led, Hi­malayan Heli-ski Guides of­fer week-long trips into the world’s high­est and most well known moun­tain range. Kathmandu is the start and end point, from where you f ly on to Pokhara, be­fore turn­ing north­wards to seek out pris­tine pow­der un­der the leg­endary An­na­purna mas­sif. Guides with more than 10 years ski­ing ex­pe­ri­ence are on hand at all times to en­sure per­fect safety. Even in the peak sea­son, down-time can hap­pen but hap­pily Pokhara has plenty of other ac­tiv­i­ties avail­able, rang­ing from paraglid­ing and moun­tain bik­ing, to river raft­ing or sim­ply boat­ing on Phewa Lake. Book onto the tour and you’ll be on your way to 2,000 epic me­tres of sk ied de­scent, sur­rounded by epic 8,000-me­tre peaks. Visit their site, www.he­lisk­, for more in­for­ma­tion.

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