Rock climbing in Sikkim is another challenging sport for those who love and live adventure. It involves climbing a natural rock formation or an artificial man-made one, with the sole goal of reaching its summit by using a pre-defined route.It is generally differentiated by its need for the use of the climber's hands to hold his or her own weight in order to make a balance. Rock climbing is a physically and mentally demanding sport, one that often tests a climber's strength, endurance, agility, and balance along with his or her mental control.
Rock Climbing has always been a popular adventure sports in Sikkim. Rock climbing is a physically and mentally demanding sport. Rock climbing is one of the best outdoor activities. When you are ascending you concentrate on your moves and can't think of all the everyday stuff. You are in a different "world" and it's a great feeling! Rock climbings most basic features include climbing a rock face, using only hands, feet and a safety rope.
The basic premise behind rock climbing is extremely simple. You are trying to climb from the bottom to the top of something. If that was all there were to it, then you would need nothing but your body and a good pair of climbing shoes. The other part of the sport comes if you slip anywhere along the way. Because of the possibility of falling, rock climbing involves a great deal of highly specialized equipment to catch you when you fall. When you're rock climbing outdoors on "traditional" routes, learning to use and properly place this equipment is at least half of the sport!