direct motive which lead us to climb rocks and
mountains are many and various - reducibly to one.
Some of us climb for exercise, others to enjoy nature,
again others to experiment friendship, but all of us
because we like it"
The "Vertical"- Bhutan
Climbing Club (VBCC) is a young group of rock climbing
enthusiasts that is determinedly trying to establish and
promote the sport in Bhutan. It is our long-term aim to popularise rock climbing not only as a worthwhile hobby but
also as a mainstream sport. Judging from the enthusiasm
evident in the encouraging number of fresh faces at the rock
each week, we have reason to believe that the club can expand
to a nationwide scale.
To be realistic, though, we have had to content
ourselves with measured pace and set about establishing strong
roots in the capital, Thimphu, for starter...