ice climbing

Ice Climbing is a very rough form of adventure sports in itself. They require a great deal of courage and enthusiasm to reach out for the adventurous altitudes.

Mountaineering is a sport that has challenges at every move of advancement . The Indian Himalayas yield every kind of challenge a climber could ask for, unparallel in scope for high mountain adventure. Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal are India's major mountaineering states, while Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh offer restricted climbing.

Mountain Adventure has no Narrow Escapes
Explore the steep, frozen world of India, but firstly you should be fit for efficient movement on steep ice, placing and removing ice screws, and techniques for climbing multi-pitch routes. Participants should have previous experience with crampons and ice axe, be in excellent physical condition, and be ready for a challenge. Whether you want to go out climbing for one day or multiple days, a guided climbs are a great way to get more experience at the type of climbing you're interested in. Choose a climb suited according to your ability and experience.

Mountaineering & Ice Climbing Facts
The most important things to be taken for mountaineering are: a map, compass, extra clothing for changing, matches, fire starter, knife or multi purpose camp tool, sunglasses, extra food, first aid kit, headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries, sunscreen, water filter or other method of water purification and whistle. These are crucial security items to keep handy when exploring unpredictable terrain.

Take care of your equipments carefully and prepare to adventure to some of the best ice climbs and mountaineering experiences in the world. Before going for ice climbing a short course on Ice Climbing Tool Maintenance is recommended. Do simple exercise to improve your grip on the your Ice Tools. Reduce exercise induced muscle soreness with anti-oxidants.

Mountaineering Places
Zanskar,( Jammu & Kashmir ), Ladakh, (Jammu & Kashmir ), Gulmarg, (Jammu & Kashmir), Deo Tibba, (Himachal Pradesh), Hanuman Tibba, (Himachal Pradesh), Pir Pangal Range, (Himachal Pradesh), Dhauladhar Ranges, (Himachal Pradesh), Manali, (Himachal Pradesh), Darjeeling, (West Bengal).

Sikkim (Himalayas)Among the Indian Himalayas, the most challenging peaks that climbers crave to climb are Nanda Devi and Kanchenjunga. For the biggest mountaineering challenges in India, a climber can opt the Garhwal Himalayas, the Zanskar range in Jammu & Kashmir, Kullu & Lahaul in Himachal Pradesh and the eastern Himalayan range of Sikkim & Darjeeling.