Hang gliding refers to an air sport which involves a pilot who flies a light weight, non-motorized, foot-launched aircraft called a “hang glider”. Usually done from the top of a hill, India has various sites which have various organisations that promote and make this sport available to the new adventure seekers. The spots are mainly located in Kasauli, Dharamshala, Shimla, Satara, Sinhgarh, Pune, Kamshet, Mysore, Ooty, Shillong, Yumthang and Jorethang.
Usually done on top of snow covered terrains, skiing is an outdoor sport played by attaching long runners or skis to their boots, and sliding down the slopes of a snow covered hill. India being a host to a number of snow covered mountains including the monolithic Himalayas has various skiing spots to offer, located in Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Manali, Kufri, Narkanda, Solang valley, Chamba, Shoja, Triund, Auli, Munsiyari, Dayra bugyal, Mundali, Lachung, Yumthang and Tawang.