Do you want to have an experience of a lifetime? Then turn towards Ladakh for Ice Climbing. Ice Climbing is somewhat similar to rock climbing, but the difference here is that it involves ascending inclined ice formations. Those who love adventure and are willing to take risks; Ice Climbing is an ideal sport for them. The Suru and Zanskar valleys are apt to experience this thrilling and fascinating adventure sport.
But to be an ice climber, you need a lot of practice and training in order to face difficult and tough challenges that may come your way. Some of the basic tools required for this activity are ice screws, ice axes and crampons. The front point of the crampon is dug into the ice by the ice climber. The climber waits for some time before repeating this activity again until the final destination point is reached.
Of course, this sport activity is suitable for those who do not fear heights and are brave at heart. Since it is a challenging sport, the climber has to be fully conscious and take full care of safety. It is not only a physically demanding sport but also mentally challenging, as you should be well aware about handling certain situations if things go wrong. But, once you reach the topmost point, the sight is truly magnificent and the picturesque landscape would leave you truly mesmerized.