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 .