The UN General Assembly designated 11th December, from 2003 onwards, as “International Mountain Day”. This verdict was the outcome from the accomplishment of the UN International year of mountain in 2002, which boost worldwide awareness of the significance of mountain, inspired the concern national committee in 78 countries make stronger coalitions through encouraging and promoting the establishment of the International Partnership for sustainable development in mountain regions.
Arrangement & Activities of the Day:
Rock climbing is a physically and mentally challenging sport, individual that habitually experiment a climber’s potency, endurance, ability, agility and steadiness together with one’s intellectual and mental control. It is stimulating sport and knowledge information of proper climbing techniques and practice of specialized climbing equipment is essential for the safe completion of paths. In Pakistan International Mountain day is celebrated jointly and mostly by ‘PTDC’ and the ‘Adventure Club-Pakistan’ by organizing Rock Climbing competition at different famous hills situated in various part of the country. For example such as ‘Himalayas’, Karakorum’s, Hindukush, and the Pamirs.
A large number of people rock climbing lovers and especially students are used to participate in the climbing competition at the day. Rock climbing gives people, strengthen, an eternal desire, determination and a great pleasure. On reaching the peak of the highest hill you used to discover a sense of achievement and great view. International mountain day is an opportunity to create awareness about the significance of mountains to our lives and also to highlight the setbacks and benefits in mountain development and to build partnership that will carry positive transformation to the world’s mountains and highland. Finally in the end of the competition ‘Award distribution ceremony is held. And the awards are presented to the winners.