Rcok Climbing is an adventurous task that is perfectly foundational to mountain and peak climbing in the Himalayas and around the world because basics about rope and ice axe can be learnt in it. When it comes to rock climbing it can either be a natural rock or a man-made precipice. The whole course of the rock climbing is defiend prior to the actual climb and introductory lessons are givne in advance and climbers are made sure they acquire every skill and expertise in addition to knowledge regarding climbing a rock. It is a great physical exercise while the sense of victory that comes with the completion of the climbing gives courage to climb higher mountains. Rock climbing is a great exercise and training to balance the weight of the body sticking it to a cliff using both hands and legs, safegurded by a very strong rope. It is one of the most enjoyed adventure activity by the travelers in Nepal. For the safety of the climbers, the only latest functioning gear is used in it.
Nagarjun Rock Climbing
When it comes to rock climbing in Kathmandu Valley, Nagarjun Rock Climbing is always the most favoured and sought after. Located approximately at 3 km in the northewest of Kathmandu valley, it is a perfect rock climbing site which is located within Nagarjun Forest Reserve. There are several routes to the spot and it is pefect for every kind of climber : beginner, average or the expets. We will reach the climbing site with a thirty minutes of drive from Thamel. And another thirty minute walk after getting off the bus will take us to the actual climbing site. Nagarjun forest reserve is guarded by Nepal Army. We will have to exit anytime before five o'clock in the evening. Nagarjun Rock Climbing can include bike cycling as well. From here, we will also enjoy the view of famous mountains like Annapurna, Langtang, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu and Ganesh Hiamal. Therea are 22 different routes to climb the limestone rock which is more than 56 meters high.
Nagarjun Rock Climbing Schedule
Hattiban Rock Climbing
Hattiban Rock Climbing is carried out in a village called Hattiban, which is a picturesque village, at an hour's distance(approx. 26 minutes) from Kathmandu. There are more than ten different routes to the climbing site.Driving to Hattiban is memorable as we move past beautiful temples and traditional cities as the morning sunlight fall on them. From the stop it is apprximately twenty minutes journey from the stop.
Hattiban Rock climbing is a must for Mountain Guides, however amateur climbers can opt for rock climbing if and when they have extra few days spared in Kathmandu. Rock climbing is not obviously the inevitable part of mountain climbing, but of course it gives confidence or warm-up for the actual climbing of the mountains and for that reason, it can be organized upon request. Autumn and spring are the best times for Hattiban Rock climbing whereas summer can be slippery as it keeps raining time and again.
As the rock faces the south, there is the sunlight from morning till evening and climbing here is an unforgottable fun and adventure. Our company provides information regarding the site, lunch, climbing instruments and highly professional IFMGA field guides to ensure the successful climbing of the rock. And there are monasteries where you can stay and meditate feeling the peace and tranquility , away from all the hustle and bustle of the noisy town.
You will drive from Bulku, a bus stop and travel south for about an hour until finally you reach Dallu, that is where you get off the bus and start walking towards the climbing site. There will be professional guides to go with, that will be managed by the company. In addition, Himalayan Wild Treks can include cycling, tented camp and hiking into rock climbing upon request of the clients.
Hattiban Rock Climbing Schedule