Mountaineering and Ice climbing in Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh is gifted with best peaks and mountains to enjoy adventure winter sports. In this winter if you are planning for something adventurous and thrilling then I will suggest you to enjoy mountaineering and ice climbing in Himachal Pradesh. In this article I will provide you the basic information about these sports in Himachal Pradesh.

With snow-covered mountains all around Himachal Pradesh looks like a paradise on the earth and offers best opportunities for those who love mountaineering and Ice climbing. Although mountaineering an ice climbing are risky sports but under the expert guidance it provides you the unforgettable memories for lifetime.

What is Mountaineering and Ice climbing?

Mountaineering involves the climbing on the highest point of a mountain with the help of special equipments.
Ice climbing also involves the technique of climbing on the steep ice of frozen waterfalls, icefalls and cliffs.
The basic equipments required for mountaineering and ice climbing includes a map, compass, fire starter, knife, sunglasses, first aid kit, whistle and water purifier.

Where to enjoy Mountaineering and Ice climbing in Himachal Pradesh?

Himachal Pradesh has many mountains, which offers ample opportunities to the mountaineering ice climbing lovers. The best place to enjoy these sports in Himachal Pradesh is Manali. Places where Mountaineering and Ice climbing is held in Himacal are-
  • Mun peak of Dhauladhar range (4610 m)

  • Riflehorn peak of Dhauladhar range (4400 m)

  • Dromedary peak of Dhauladhar range (4553 m)

  • Leo Pargial peak of Kinnaur (6791 m)

  • Hanuman Tibba in Manali

  • Deo Tibba in Manali
  • Institutes where we can learn Mountaineering and Ice climbing in Himachal Pradesh.

    Himachal Pradesh has two very good training institutes which offer very good training facilities for the learners.
    1. Mountaineering Institute in Manali- It is situated 3 km. Away from the Manali along the banks of River Beas. It organizes all types of courses for beginners and experts of mountaineering and ice climbing.
    2. Mountaineering Institute in Macleodganj- It is situated in the distt. Dharamshala and is the regional center of the main institute of Manali.


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