Do you feel that adrenaline rush which hits you when you’re climbing a rock? It’s something, isn’t it? There’s a hidden uphill artificial rock climbing wall on Benito Juarez Marg, South Campus, New Delhi and it belongs to the Indian Mountaineering Foundation.
For those of you who haven’t had the experience of climbing a rock, you have the opportunity to test your strength and endurance levels while learning a new skill.
It doesn’t matter if you’re an experienced climber or a newbie, it’s less about muscle, exercise or weight and more about strength, grit and will!
Rock – The Party!
The first thing you will notice about the place is the energy, which is evident in the serious climbers and the awe-struck beginners. Their outdoor set-up has four walls on which climbers can challenge themselves. First-timers begin by attempting the beginner’s wall, which has closely placed markers or hooks for an easier climb. After mastering that, the climber moves on to the Intermediate wall, which is at an incline and requires greater strength.
There’s a Speed wall which challenges your speed while you climb. This wall mimics a real life climbing experience, and it is a treat to watch the experienced climbers complete this wall (they are literally dangling as if hanging off cliffs).
There’s also a bouldering area where you can practice your holds and grasps.
So this weekend, ditch the shopping mall, or the usual drinking scenes. Head out to put your body to a physically challenging test.
Location: Indian Mountaineering Foundation (IMF): 6, Benito Juarez Marg, South Campus, South Moti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110021