For any person starting mountaineering, it requires stamina, physical strength and practicing regularly at the gym. Mountaineering is one of the extreme sports that many people go for, when mountain climbing across the globe. This sport requires determination, skills, strength and above all endurance and patience, it is dangerous, yet one of the most loved sports.
Best Mountaineering locations:
- Muztagh Ata in China: This is the second highest mountain of the range and forms the northern edge of the Tibetan Plateau and is one of the most sought after mountaineering destinations.
- Laila Peak, Pakistan: Situated in the Hushe valley near the famous Gondogoro Glacier in the Karakoram Range in Pakistan, the sphere shape of the mountain is what distinguishes it from the others.
- Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, India: Who does not know the famous Himalayas in the Asian Mountain range that separates the Plains of Indian continent from the Tibetan Plateau. This Range consists of over 100 mountains, which includes the earth’s highest peak – Mount Everest.
- Glenorchy in New Zealand: New Zealand is known for its natural beauty. Glenorchy is a small settlement in the south Island of New Zealand and is surrounded by Richardson and Humboltd Ranges.
Especially popular among teenagers, this sport is also a women’s favorite with many female practitioners taking it up as a hobby.