Trees for India
Gulmarg Embarks on Huge Tree Planting drive
The famous high-altitude Indian Himalayan ski area of Gulmarg has announced plans to plant 300,000 trees over the next six months.

Situated at an altitude of 4124 meters and close to Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest peak, Gulmarg in summer is famous for its lush green meadows, but not so much its forests.

The massive tree planting drive is the brainchild of the local Jammu and Kashmir Hoteliers Club in collaboration with the Jammu and Kashmir forest department, tourism department and J&K Police, and will cover Gulmarg and Tangmarg areas in the ski resort.

“It is the first time in the history of Kashmir that 300,000 trees will be planted in Gulmarg and Tangmarg. We will be planting trees wherever land is available,” Mukhtar Ahmad Shah, President of the J&K Hoteliers Club in Gulmarg told local media, adding,

“Gulmarg has a great history. Now massive plantation will make it truly an international destination. Lofty mountains, world class mountains and now massive tree cover will further boost the tourism in Gulmarg."

Patrick Thorne, also known as the Snow Hunter, is an industry expert in all technical developments in snow sports. In addition to his work Patrick is also father and knows the importance and fun of kids on snow.

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