In a bid to inculcate and nurture the spirit of adventure, specifically mountaineering, sport climbing and others, Indian Mountaineering Foundation North Zone Committee has partnered with Mountaineering Association of J&K to organize Metro Programme Jammu -2013 at numerous venues here from May 23 to 25. The key motive of the programme is to spread awareness and increase interest in adventure sports among youth in every nook and corner in northern part of the country. A debate competition, a seminar, a painting competition for students, screening of adventure films,Talks, a sport climbing competition and many more activities will be held during the 3 day programme. The event is going to be graced by prominent personalities in the field of Adventure.
With climbing being one of the fastest growing recreational sports in India, millions of amateur trekking and climbing enthusiasts are exploring the adrenaline rush of this mentally and physically stimulating sport. Thousand's of certified Mountaineers are graduating from the 4 premium National Mountaineering Institutes in India annually and are exploring the largest and youngest mountain range in the world, standing sentinel across the North of our country.