Mountaineering, also known as mountain climbing, is the sport of attaining. Most of the people do it for the pleasure of climbing. Even though the term mountaineering is often loosely applied to walking up low mountains that offer only moderate difficulties. However, it is more properly restricted to climbing in localities where the terrain and weather conditions present hazards for safety.
As compare to other out door sports in the world, mountaineering is entirely different as this outdoor sport contains its own set challenges and field actions.
Climbing mountains represents the thrills produced by testing courage and stamina of a person to the utmost in a situation of inherent risk. Mountaineering is a group activity with each member both supporting and supported by the group’s achievement at every stage.
Earlier than the modern era, people used to do mountaineering for various reasons such as to get an overview for their own or neighboring country.
Additionally, the earlier history has recorded few attempts to ascend mountain peaks for the mere sake of the accomplishment.