Mountaineering – Adventure Sport |Top Mountaineering Destinations in India

Mountaineering – Adventure Sport |Top  Mountaineering Destinations in India

Mountaineering is the term which describes  the sport of Mountain Climbing . Some of the mountaineering activities are climbing ice, rocks, trekking up mountains. Some more activities are added like Backpacking , Hiking, Skiing . Some other states also include mountaineering activities as Indoor climbing , Sport Climbing and Bouldering. while Mountaineering is the adventurous one in the adventure sports . Mountaineering began as attempts  to reach the highest point of unclimbed big mountains .

Mountaineering was distinguished into three branches namely Rock Craft, Snow Craft and skiing depending on the weather the routes are chosen ice, snow and rock . For all these aspects athletic ability and technical knowledge ,experience should be required . In European Languages mountaineering is often called as “Alpinism” which means travelling with minimal equipment in high .The Word “Alpinism” was defined in 19th century who enjoys the climbing itself as a purpose of recreation.There are some many places which are suitable for mountaineering like  Leh Ladhak ,Manali, Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh , Himalayas , Uttarakhand .

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Top Mountaineering Destinations In India

1. Ladakh 

Ladakh is one of the famous location for some major peaks which offers best mountaineering experience . As the mountains are slippery slopes and tricky peaks mountaineering in Ladakh needs skill, stamina and experience .  Low atmospheric pressure is another factor to be  considered .The kangyatse peak is the difficult mountain among all the mountains in Ladakh it takes 9 days for reaching  the highest destination. There are some many peaks similar to that of . Suru valley is one of the preferred location in Ladakh for mountaineering. 

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2. Himachal Pradesh

When it comes to Himachal Pradesh its provides various opportunities for mountaineering. There are deep valleys, snow capped mountains , rivers and grassy plains . There are some many peaks in the state of Himachal Pradesh like Shilla( 7,025 m), Kinnaur Kailash Peak (6500 m, 21320 ft), Indrasan Peak (6220 m, 20401 ft) , Deo Tibba Peak (6001 m, 19683 ft), Hanuman Tibba Peak (5860 m, 19220 ft), Shitidhar Peak (5290 m, 17351 ft).

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