mountain education

Discover the wonders of mountain education through our comprehensive resources and articles. Explore topics like geology, ecology, outdoor skills, and more, as we delve into the fascinating world of mountains. Expand your knowledge, connect with nature, and embark on an educational adventure like no other. Join us on a journey of learning and exploration amidst breathtaking peaks and breathtaking landscapes.

Mountaineering vs. Trekking: Understanding the Key Differences

Mountaineering vs. Trekking Mountaineering vs. trekking are both popular outdoor activities that involve exploring mountainous regions, but they differ significantly in terms of:  Understanding these distinctions is critical for adventurers planning to embark on these expeditions. In this post, we will look at the differences between mountaineering and trekking to help you decide which adventure …

Leave No Trace in the Indian Himalayas: Preserving Paradise

Welcome back to Ascent Descent Adventures, your go-to source for all things mountain-related. Today, we delve into a topic of utmost importance for every adventurer and nature lover: climbing ethics, with a specific focus on Leave No Trace principles in the mountains. As responsible climbers and trekkers, it’s our duty to protect the pristine beauty …

Essential Rock Climbing Equipment: Tools for Vertical World

As you prepare to conquer the peaks, it’s essential to familiarize yourself with the terminology associated with Essential Rock Climbing Equipment. From harnesses to carabiners, each piece of gear plays a crucial role in ensuring your safety and success on the vertical terrain. In this article, we will explore 15 mountain terms related to rock …

Essential Mountain Climbing Equipment: Tools for Adventure

Embarking on a mountain climbing adventure requires proper gear to ensure safety, efficiency, and success. In this article, we explore a range of essential mountain climbing equipment that every mountaineer should be familiar with. From harnesses and carabiners to helmets and crampons, we delve into the functionality and significance of these tools. Join us as …

Peak Performance: A Guide to Physical Fitness for Mountains

Introduction: Preparing for a mountain climbing expedition requires meticulous physical fitness training. Whether you are a novice climber embarking on your first ascent or an experienced mountaineer aiming to conquer new heights, developing adequate physical conditioning is vital for a safe and successful expedition. This detailed guide provides comprehensive insights, practical recommendations, and a suggested …

Unlocking Practical Climbing Skills Through Reading!

While reading books is a good foundation for learning practical skills, practice, experimentation, and guidance from experts are essential to becoming more proficient in a field. By combining reading and practical experience, individuals can continue to enhance their skills and achieve their goals. We will be uncovering practical climbing skills by reading this article! Can …

Understanding Adventure Sports Accidents India

Since 2010, Ascent Descent Adventures has been associated with mountain adventure and safety. Accidents may happen to anybody, and anything can go wrong in the mountains. Therefore, to understand adventure Sports Accidents in India and what goes wrong when engaging in adventure activities. We researched adventure accidents that occurred in the previous five years (2018-2022). …

A Guide to a Good Mountain Guide at Any Age

Being a good mountain guide is not as easy as it seems! Be a Good One! Mountains have no mercy! They carry out their obligations. All we can do is ensure that we are sufficiently prepared to prevent mishaps as much as possible, but never completely. Planning and Confidence of a Good Mountain Guide We …

The Five Critical Mountain Guide Psychology

Mountain Guide Psychology! Being the first to reach the summit of a mountain is critical for any mountaineer. The first and greatest triumph, however, is to overcome oneself; to be conquered by oneself is the most despicable and filthy of all things. The pros of adventure activities are diverse, such as enhanced psychological and social …

A Guide to Adventure Travel & Climate Change

Introduction: Understanding the Adventure Travel Industry and Climate Change: The adventure industry is a global, multi-billion dollar industry that has been steadily growing in the past few decades. The rapid growth of this industry, however, does not mean that it is immune to the effects of climate change. Climate change poses a significant threat to …

What is Wilderness Therapy?

Wilderness therapy / Eco-therapy is most often known as “adventure-based therapy.” Wilderness therapy is a type of psychotherapy that uses the natural world to help people heal. It’s a way to be physically active, which can enhance freedom, emotional wellbeing, and bodily well-being. It is based on the Kurt Hahn-founded Outward Bound Process Model, which …

Mountaineering Safety

Mountaineering is becoming increasingly popular across the world, and it is taking on quickly in India, as with other adventure sports. Climbing a mountain to the top may be a gratifying experience. Mountain peaks frequently provide expansive views and notably lonely surroundings, in addition to the exhilaration of climbing themselves. When seeking adventure at high …

Adventure Therapy

Firstly the Therapeutic value of being in nature should not be underestimated. Adventure therapy is an effective method for enhancing both physical and mental well-being. Adventure therapy is a type of psychotherapy developed in the 1960s. A range of learning and psychological theories have affected it. The basic principle is experiential education. Also, PTSD, body …

Wilderness Survival Skills (Acolyte)

  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Experience: No prior experience is necessary.
  • Age: Minimum age is 8 years, and there is no upper limit.
  • Max: 6 People per course.
  • Location: Manali HP
  • Season: Year-round, check the calendar below for the date.

Cost Per Person

  • Course Fee: 10,000 INR / 130$ USD

Details: Wilderness Survival Skills (Acolyte)

Survival Skills (Maxim)

  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Experience: No prior experience is necessary.
  • Age: Minimum age is 8 years, and there is no upper limit.
  • Max: 8 People per course.
  • Location: Manali HP.
  • Season: Year-round, check the calendar below for the date

Cost Per Person

  • Course Fee: 5000 INR  / 60$ USD

Details: Survival Skills (Maxim)

Ice Climbing Skills (Acolyte)

  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Experience: Some glacier experience & belaying is required.
  • Age: Minimum age is 13 years, and there is no upper limit.
  • Max: 4 People per course.
  • Location: Manali HP
  • Season: from May until Oct, check the calendar below for the date

Cost Per Person

  • Course Fee: 25,000 INR / 320$ USD

Details: Ice Climbing Skills (Acolyte)

Mountain Rescue

  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Experience: Physically fit previous rock, ice, or mountain climbing experience is required.
  • Age: Minimum age is 18 years, and there is no upper limit.
  • Max: 4 people per course.
  • Location: Manali HP.
  • Season: Year-round, check the calendar below for the date.

Cost Per Person

  • Course Fee: 10,000 INR / 130$ USD

Details: Mountain Rescue