By Amartya Datta,
For the first time in history, India is facing the ‘UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup & Asian Championships 2016‘. Located in Cheongsong, Korea. five hours away from Seoul, Cheongsong County (in North Gyeongsang Province) is Korea’s haven for winter sports.
Cheongsong Eoreumgol Valley (Ice Valley) is considered to be one of the best ice climbing venues in Asia. The competition site includes a spectacular artificial ice climbing wall.
Nihal Sarkar, from Siliguri will be the first person in history to represent India for the first time in this particular sport. He is an Affiliate Member at Indian mountaineering foundation, Director at Himalayan Bears Adventure Limited and Secretary at Himalayan Disaster Response Foundation. Therefore, www.seven20hours.com wishes him all the best. Make us proud!!