Ice climbing involves ascending inclined ice formations. The first-ever ice climbing festival was celebrated in Nubra Valley in Leh. This 7-day event was organised by Nubra Adventure Club to attract adventure tourists in the region. The festival concluded on 12th January, with 18 individuals, including 4 women, participating in it. All competitors were trained in basic ice-climbing skills during this ice festival. This region is said to have the potential to become the ice climbing capital in the Himalayas.