Mountaineering as a state of mind
People fall in love with mountains at first sight and for life. Being in a city with such beautiful mountain gorges and peaks, it is simply unnatural to never feel the desire to climb to the very top of the mountain and look around from it. In the immediate vicinity there are peaks of very different complexity: from submissive even to children, to requiring serious physical training.
All the rocks are at your disposal
Almaty is a real paradise for climbers. It is easy to get any necessary equipment in the city, there are a lot of professional and amateur clubs, regularly climbing, therefore it’s not very difficult to find a team. If you have never done the climbing, firstly you can have training on one of the professionally climbing walls.
A special kind of people
Climbing in Almaty is a special type of culture, aching love in the heart and mysterious stories about familiar climbers who have seen incredible things in the mountains. There are many legends in the city and often ordinary tourists say that they saw mysterious shadows in the mountains or heard the voices of deceased climbers. Of course, this sport is not for the weak in spirit, but you can be sure of people who have given their soul to the mountains, as in the most huge stone monoliths.