the first artificial wall climbing advance training and competition held in
Islamabad the capital of Pakistan,on Sunday April 18, the event was organized by three club, Margalla Climbing club Islamabad, Adventure club and Ibex Club.
the event held at Ibex club Islamabad this wall was newly constructed for basic indoor climbing to encourage rock climbing .which is a very good sign to encourage indoor rock climbing .
around 20 climbers took part in this event, the event had two part, the first session was girls speed climbing competition and the second session was for boys lead climbing.
the wall is one of the tallest in south Asia , the wall height is 60ft with different difficulty level,with extreme over hangs.
the event was chaired by Pakistan’s renowned mountaineer and first Pakistani
Mount Everest summiter ,Mr.Nazir Sabir who is currently President of Alpine club of Pakistan.
the competition lately started at 9pm , the girls session was top rope speed climbing ,Naima Ayaaz won the competition by 1 minute and 9sec.
the boys competition start at 10pm, due to heavy rain the competition was postponed for the next evening, Mr Jens from MCCI could only make 6 blot lead climb and 42ft lead climb.
the next evening of 19th April the competition came to its end, Mr. Usman from Adventure won the competition.
this competition training was the first event of its kind in Pakistan ,this will hopefully promote rock climbing at ground level and will bring this game to youths for healthy environment .
at the End Mr. Nazir Sabir President Alpine club expressed his gratitude and pleasure over such events for creating healthy events for the youths ,to get together and learn from each other, he emphasized on future same type events and for friendly environment he further said this kind of events will bring athletes to represent in international level.
the club presidents and organizers, MCCI ,Adventure Club and Ibex club thanked the participants and Mr Nazir sabir for his valuable time to encourage youths !
Note :the final ceremony will be on 30th April