The lure of a forbidding mountain, with its sheets of deceptively beautiful snow, is a powerful draw for adventurers. Over the ages, countless explorers have heeded that primal call, scaling the treacherous ranges of the Himalayas. Still, there a few virgin peaks in the mountains – though no one knows how many. Japanese and British climbers

Mountaineering activities including climbing expeditions and trekking in Himachal would be possible for a limited time period as a thick blanket of snow on the peaks which is taking too much time to melt has shrunk the season. The winter season this year experienced several spells of heavy snowfall. Fresh snowfall is still continuing on

Following increasing cases of accidents in adventure tourism activities in Kullu, the district administration has ordered to seal the unauthorized paragliding sites and take strict action on illegal river rafting in Beas. Kullu deputy commissioner Yunus ordered SDMs and district tourism and development officer to destroy the paragliding infrastructure at Dobhi, Talogi, and Bijli Mahadev.

MANALI: Decrease in number of foreign trekkers on famous trekking routes of Himachal is pinching the tourism industry of the state this season. Despite peak trekking season, most of the routes are wearing deserted look and cancellations of tours are continuing for coming months. Trekking in Himachal Pradesh, India After slowdown in domestic tourism, very

MANALI: With the heavy snowfall bringing traffic flow on the Manali-Spiti highway to a standstill, the adventure sports industry in Himachal Pradesh has taken a beating. The route was expected to open before April 15, but the frequent spells of snowfall at Rohtang pass has pushed back its re-opening by one and half month. As