BY TTT NEWS NETWORK
KOLKATA, 2 FEBRUARY 2023:
The fourth edition of the Ladakh Ice Climbing Festival 2023 was inaugurated by the Lt. Governor of the union territory of Ladakh, Mr. Radha Krishna Mathur on 1 February.
The ice-climbing fest will be held from 1 st February to 5 February at Gangles village in Leh.
The Ladakh Mountain Guide Association has constructed an ice wall at Gangle’s hamlet for this breathtaking adventure sports festival.
“4th Edition of Ladakh Ice Climbing fest inaugurated by Lt. Governor
in Gangles today. HLG stated that the Admin of UT, #LMGA along with other stakeholders need to work towards promoting the mountain peaks of Ladakh amongst the mountaineers of the world.
@IndiaSports,” tweeted the office of the Lt. Governor of Ladakh.
impressed upon the need to develop professional manpower not just in terms of sports but to also assist in rescue operations. He lauded the professionalism displayed by the Ladakh Mountain Guides Association in working towards promoting adventure sports in Ladakh,” the office of Lt. Governor has further tweeted.
The ice climbing fest is free of cost and will put Ladakh as the most popular winter and adventure sports destination in the country.
Ice climbing is similar to almost rock climbing with some differences.
The Department of Tourism and Culture of Ladakh had also recently participated in the six day mega event of #BharatParv2023 along with a team of Handicraft and Handloom Department, Cultural Troupes and Ethnic food exhibitors from 26 January to 31 st January at Red Fort, Delhi.