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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : February 04, 2017, 08:46
Duration : 01:11

More snowfall in heaven Kashmir, attracts ice hockey lovers

Jammu and Kashmir's Gulmarg attracts a huge number of ice hockey lovers in winters. Ice hockey is becoming a popular winter sport in the snow-field town of Gulmarg. Gulmarg is one of the most popular destinations for winter sports activities such as snow-boarding, skating, sledge rides, gondola jaunts, cable car rides and skiing. The sport has got a boost after the state experienced heavy snowfall in the last fortnight. The tourist footfall has increased in Gulmarg, which is emerging as new destination for ice hockey. Jammu and Kashmir ice hockey coach, Mohammad Amin, said a large number of local players were joining the sport. Due to harsh weather conditions and snow, outdoor games like cricket, football are not possible in Kashmir valley during winter.

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