Breathing in the fresh and sweet air on an unimaginably high altitude is not something that most individuals dream of doing. But, adventure enthusiasts and travel junkies that yearn to be surrounded by mountains and are dying to behold vistas not everyone can enjoy or for that matter would be able to because of the high risk, high gain factors involved in this whole daredevil process mountaineering is the tight rope that should be picked to walk. As adventure activities go mountaineering is the most adventure-charged concoction of them all holding the key to transcendence that cannot be described simply in words…
Trekking is the most basic form of getting acquainted with the mountains and hills but when it comes to conquering the great white Himalayas or Aravallis mountain climbing, rock climbing or even cross glaciers are the way to go because of the thrill that accompanies them. The sense of achievement that comes along with scaling an unexplored mountainous monstrosity and pitching a flag once you reach its peak are challenging is the least that can be said about it. Today we have training schools like NIM at Uttarkashi or HMI at Darjeeling in India and alongside that extremely well trained climbers all over the world which has helped mountaineering grow out from a feared activity into a more fashionable and attractive action-packed source of fun!
Even though the origin of this adventure based sport goes way back to the Alps in Switzerland now reaching the peaks of splendorous mountains like the ones in Uttrakhand are something that can be attempted with good, solid practice and with the assistance of skilled professionals who’ve even free soloed treacherous slopes. All mountains have different terrains and come in a variety of sizes and shapes making the mountaineering experience a unique one to go through with the varying styles of climbing that can be adopted even with the dangers attached to it that up the excitement quotient in most scenarios .
Mountaineering expeditions have come up in a big way especially in our country bringing amazing scrambling tours for people looking for something above and beyond the usual camping trip. Skiing combined with the act of ascending great mounts has the ability to make you lose oneself in the ravishing icy beauty of the trails set at such enormous heights. The most important thing to keep in mind is that even though it might have the knack of breaking your soul with the strenuous climb, at the end mountaineering has the capability of helping you to rise like a phoenix from its ashes taking in its first gulp of air.