Go Rock climbing in MP- Test thy Endurance!
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Aren’t adventure activities more fun when you leave your comfort zone, push yourself to the limit & achieve the impossible? Yes, they become all the more memorable when you give into a thrilling activity & emerge victorious!
Rock climbing is one such adventure activity which many enjoy & prefer regardless of the age. Rock climbing is usually done with the simple harness gear & pegs for hand hold & footholds. It can be done on artificial steep surfaces or on the actual rocky faces of mountains.
For those who like to tread the path less travelled, Madhya Pradesh has many yet unexplored rock climbing peaks.
The Satpura ranges in MP and particularly the hill station of Pachmarhi is apt for trekking & rock climbing given its rocky terrains, river & dense forests. Madhya Pradesh also has one of the best artificial walls for Rock climbers at Gwalior.
Here are top 5 reasons why you should pack light & move on to the next Big Rock:
1. Mesmerizing Views
Let’s face it! The bird’s eye views from the top are always way better & mesmerizing. And the more inaccessible the mountains, the better are the landscapes around it! Some are also strategic lookout points of old kingdoms and offer grand views! The efforts you put in climbing the rocks are always worth it once you sit down to enjoy the views on the top!
2. Test your Endurance
Climbers are known for their tenacity & their strong will to go on until they reach the top. Only those with nerves of steel can handle the inclement weather conditions. So here’s your chance to test your endurance & scale the peaks. Rock climbing not only pushes you physically but also tests your mental strength & will power.
3. Create Memories
Feel like a King or Queen by conquering those treacherously dangerous mountain peaks! A climb allows you to spend quality bonding time with friends & family. So here’s your chance to create more beautiful memories together! Don’t forget to pose like a conqueror for the camera!
4. Boosts Your Health & Spirit
Regular rock climbing activities help boost your heart function, improves your stamina & overall health. It helps you to overcome the fear of heights & improves your overall body balance. Regular climbers get addicted to the thrills of scaling unprecedented heights, further improving their overall wellbeing.
5. Helps Eco-tourism
It is important to preserve our nature as well as promote tourism in such inaccessible places which not only creates small jobs (like porters or farmstay or food providers) for the locals but also helps them understand the importance of preserving the natural habitat they are staying in. Rock climbing lets you get in touch with mother-nature again.
All said the sense of achievement once you have scaled the heights of a peak after an arduous climb is something to be experienced & the feeling simply cannot be put into words! So grab you gear & get set for Rock climbing this weekend or even better, plan your vacation around a Rock Climbing & Trekking expedition this year!
Where to do Rock Climbing in Madhya Pradesh:
You can explore rock climbing & trekking in many unexplored sites in the Satpura Ranges of Madhya Pradesh. More popular areas are Pachmarhi (explore Dhupgarh, the highest peak of Satpura ranges), Orrcha (the hidden gem), Gwalior (Best artificial climbing wall), Chanderi (High difficulty level climb) & Bedaghat-Jabalpur which offers treks & rock climbing of varying difficulty levels from easy to hard. Places like Pachmarhi, Bedaghat usually see a good footfall of trekkers & you are sure to make new friends who share your own interests.
Where to Stay:
You can put up in hotels, guesthouses or homestays in nearby areas. There are many farm-stays also near Pachmarhi. Since it is important to start your day early, staying on a Farm nearby is also a good option for the climbers. The locals are eager to help & may also be willing to accompany you as porters or guides.
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