Ice skiing is the popular winter sports in Himachal Pradesh. The major hill tourist destinations of Himachal remains covered by snow especially in peak winter from mid December to mid January. This time skiing is the topt attractive spots for visitors.The tourist destinations like Manali, Shimla, Kufri, Mashobra and Dalhousie are covered by snow. The popular slopes for skiing are at Solang Valley, Kothi, Patalsu, Marhi,Gulaba in Manali and Kufri, Mahasu peak, Mashobra in Shimla and Khajjiar and Chamba. Heliskiing is also done in Manali at Rohtang Pass, Hanuman tibba and Chanderkhani Pass.