When joining FSH powder programs in Gulmarg the following factors should be taken into consideration:
The baggage rules of the airlines , unfortunately there are no clear rules any longer and the allowed baggage weight is changing regularly therefore guests should check the baggage allowance and surcharges before booking.
The limited availability of skiing and outdoor sports gear in Gulmarg, including lack of spare parts and repair infrastructure.
With regard to travelling with avalanche backpacks the IATA rules for the transport of dangerous goods need to be respected: Avalanche Backpacks in Airplanes
Below is the list of equipment items that are absolutely necessary for driving the powder in Gulmarg. Basically, guests need the same equipment as for a stay in places like Zermatt, Chamonix or Arlberg.
FSH has a small rental shop with skis, poles, avalanche safety tools and cylinders for a snowpulse system based avalanche backpacks. These cylinders can also be refilled by us when needed. Link….
Besides the clothing for traveling one should only bring the absolute minimum (spare clothing, training suit, toilet articles, required medication, and winter boots). The motto "simple and multifunctional" should be respected.
Guests who book their stay in Gulmarg with us will receive a checklist with all relevant information a couple of weeks before they embark on their trip. As rule you can plan with the same equipment you would need for skiing in places like Zermatt, Chamonix or Arlberg:
The ideal equipment you can obtain from our partners: