Rock climbing Uttarakhand

Rock climbing Uttarakhand

Rock Climbing as an adventure sports that originated in 60's in United Kingdom . Its popularity grew and soon it made its way into India almost 15 years ago. Rock Climbing is the test of strength, balance, concentration, stamina, coordination, skills and techniques a person possesses. The only difference between Mountaineering and Rock Climbing is that of snow and rough weather.

The rocks are almost flat and one has to make ways in the rock using vertical, horizontal and slanting cracks on the rock surface to reach to the summit using only hands, feet and rope.

Even a slight mistake can make you fall down but this fear makes this adventure sport exhilarating. The types of Rock Climbing are, namely, Rock Climbing Blundering, Sport Climbing, Peak Bagging, Free Soloing, Expedition Climbing, Crag Climbing, Wall Climbing and Alpinism

Uttarakhand offers tremendous opportunities for rock climbers with equal distribution of rock climbing destinations all across Uttarakhand .

The easy availability of good climbing rocks not far from the city has contributed a lot in the popularity of rock climbing tours in Uttarakhand .Adventure Rock climbing Tours in Uttarakhand takes you to various Rock Climbing destinations in Uttarakhand . You can take rock-climbing tours to Garhwal and Kumaun rezone.

Rock Climbing Basics: Equipment

Rock Climbing Equipments  - Following should be good quality of accessories


Used in climbing


Metal loops used as connectors

Quick draws

To connect ropes to bolt anchors


Used for connecting rope to the climber

Belay devices

Allow locking off of the rope with minimal errors

Rappel devices

Friction brakes which are designed for descending ropes

Prepare mentally

Mental preparation is a vital part of the rock climbing experience. Taking time before and after a climbing session to focus on relaxation can help with the mindset needed to achieve greater confidence and success. Recreational climbing can be exhilarating for the mind and body. Challenge yourself and your body, but be sure to proceed with tempered enthusiasm.

10 Tips for Safe Climbing

Follow These Basic Safety Tips for a Safe Climbing Adventure Climbing is dangerous. You need to do everything you can to mitigate the effects of gravity and falling. Redundancy is key. Always back-up every important piece of gear with another piece of gear and use more than one anchor at a belay and rappel station. Your life depends on it. Beginner climbers are most vulnerable to accidents. Always use sound judgment; respect climbing dangers; don't climb over your head; find an experienced mentor or take lessons to learn how to climb safe. Remember that most accidents happen because of climber error. Use the following 10 tips to keep safe when you're out rock climbing.

1. Always Check Harnesses

2. Always Check Knots

3. Always Wear a Helmet

4. Always Check the Rope and Belay Device

5. Always Use a Long Rope

6. Always Pay Attention

7. Always Bring Enough Gear

8. Always Climb With the Rope Over Your Leg

9. Always Properly Clip the Rope

10. Always Use Safe Anchors

Rock climbing in Uttarakhand Rezone.

Uttarakhand is a very interesting place to enjoy rock climbing. As it is having a very huge area. Ganga Valley Adventure organizes Rock Climbing and Rappelling Activities in Rishikesh Uttarakhand, Particular care has been taken in preparing tours that meet the needs of every section of adventure seeker. Safety, Efficiency and High level instruction is a creed with us. Climbing down with a rope is called rappelling, the package includes this and the group is taken to a spot where there is a cliff drop, we have experts with proper equipment who setup the gear first and then one by one everyone comes down .Its all about trusting your gear and following the instructions and then its a lot of fun.

This is something i am sure everyone is familiar with, this is also included in some of the camps but not everyone can do it as it requires a lot of strength and skill. The group is take to a cliff side and with proper safety gear everyone is given a chance to climb the cliff side.

Rock Climbing in Uttarakhand

Rock climbing in Rishikesh.

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