Rock climbing in Nepal is a sport in which participants climb up or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls. The goal is to reach the summit of a formation or the endpoint of a pre-defined route without falling. Climbing differentiated because of use of hands to support the climber’s weight as well as to provide balance. Rock climbing is a physically and mentally demanding sport, one that often tests a climber’s strength, endurance, agility and balance along with his mental control.
If you are long of a cliffhanger experience in Nepal near Kathmandu valley, Kathmandu border offers some scary spots. There are some great, dizzying places for those who get their kicks from crawling up vertical cliffs. If you are not making it to any of the country high peaks, here’s another opportunity to get a high. Of late, rock climbing has found rising popularity among the tourists coming into Nepal as well as for local enthusiasts.
Nagarjuna is a verdant hill, has covered with the lovely forest. It is said that the great Buddhist philosopher Nagarjuna meditated here. The cliff located inside is suitable for both beginners and wall rats. It has lime stone rock face about 12 to 15 m high, described as ‘piton scarred’ or a def-aced face’ by the purists. If you are experienced, you can do a free climb otherwise you use a friendlier chocks.