Take That Challenge: Go Climb The Top 10 Places In The World !
Challenging natural rock formations, beautiful scenery and cold winds running
through ones hair, there is nothing more than this any Rock Climber could ask
for. Although it comes with its own downsides like sore muscles, cramps and
stiff hands, but the joy of successfully scaling the natures most difficult
creations and reaching the top of it, is an experience in itself. Following are the
10 best places for Rock climbers around the world.
It is one of the best destinations in the world for climbers. The Yosemite
National Park in Californias Sierra Nevada Mountains is famous for its giant
cliffs and its super challenging climbs. The place also houses a climbing school
with regular classes for all levels of climbers including the beginners.
A beautiful island between the city of Krabi and Ao Nang in Thailand, Railay is
surrounded by high limestone cliffs, which is simply a blessing for the rock
climbers. Most of these cliffs are already bolted for easy access of the climbers
to climb. The island is only accessible by boat and is one of the most beautiful
places for the climbers.
Boulder Canyon, Colorado, U.S.
Located in the U.S. state of Colorado, the Boulder Canyon is just some minutes
away from downtown Boulder. The structure consists of a rocky granite cliffs
which are highly textured. There are more than 400 routes in the canyon,
suitable even for the beginners. Some areas in the canyon are perfect for Ice
climbing during the chilly winter months when they are coated with a thick
layer of ice.
Wye creek, Queenstown, New Zealand.
Known as the Adventure capital of the world, Queenstown is home to the
beautiful Wye creek, located just outside of the main town. The creek has
about 147 routes of all kinds and holds the Annual Climbing Festival every year.
Red River Gorge, Kentucky, U.S.
The Red River Gorge is one of the most popular climbing destinations in the
world. The gorge is lined with Red sandstone cliffs which offers climbing
opportunity at all levels. There are multiple crags for the professional climbers
as well as for the beginners climbing the ranges. The best season for the
climbers is during october and mid ovember.
Located in northern Bavaria, Frankenjura, cliffs have something to offer to
every climber in Germany. Covered with white and grey limestone, the area
has more than 8000 routesfor every kind of climbers. Since the area is huge
and is spread across a large area of land, there are some camp sites which offer
better access to the central valley.
Indian Creek, Utah
Situated in Canyonlands near Moab, Utah, the Indian Creek is a popular
climbing area, known for its steep sandstone crack climbing. The place has a
total of 1063 climbing routes. The best climbing season is from March- April
and October- November.
Acadia National Park
Located in the U.S. Acadia National Park is state of Maine, offering perfect
climbing opportunities in its crisp granite creeks. The creeks have multiple
routes including some sea side routes and a mini Canyon with low graphite
walls, which is ideal for inexperienced climbers. This area also has a pink
granite in some parts which is beautiful to look as it is exciting to climb.
The silver mountain is a hill formation made up of old resistant rocks with
glaciar scours all over them. The mountain is more of a collection of rocks ,
located in the Upper Peninsula region of Baraga, Michigan. The place has
around 250 steps which take you to the top of the mountain. The view from
here is spectacular.
Gibraltar Rock, California
Perfect for adventure sports such as Trad climbing, Sport Climbing and
Toprope, the Gibraltar Rock is a prominent rock formation in Santa Barbara,
California. The rock has all sorts of routes suitable for the beginners to the
experts. Towards the west side of the rock is the most difficult creaks best for
the experts while the south face contains the easy ones, best for the
To have an amazing experience of these amazing adventure activities book you
flight today to visit these places.