Rock Climbing

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 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
  • Ropes
  • Used in climbing
  • Carabineers
  • Metal loops used as connectors
  • Quick draws
  • To connect ropes to bolt anchors
  • Harness
  • 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