Skiing is an interesting and adventure filled sport enjoyed by most of the tourists visiting Jammu and Kashmir. The state is also home to the Ski Club of India, which was established in Gulmarg in 1927. Come winters and Gulmarg transforms into a paradise for skiers. It is located at an elevation of 2, 730 m above sea level. Khilanmarg is the other popular destination for skiing. Skiing season here begins in December and continues till March.