Rock climbing at Sushunia Hill in West Bengal.

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Before going for mountaineering courses, I was keen to undergo the Rock Climbing course. It is generally organised during winter season.In west Bengal there are several organisations are organising rock climbing and nature study camps during this period. The West Bengal Mountaineering and Adventure Sports of Department of Youth Services and Sports of Government of West Bengal allot the dates for organising this programmes. It is generaly about 4 days duration of this training programme.

The nearest railway station is, Chatna Railway station it is under South eastern railway net work, you can reach this station by train from this station you can reach Susunia village where you can stay under tent or a youth hostel Booking of Youth Hostel and Panchyat guest rooms are there.

The village is also connected with Durgapur Railway station under eastern Railway net work.

.It is connected by road.

There is a branch of State Bank of India at Sushunia village. The nearest health center is Chatna.The Bankura is the district headquarter. .

The surface water in the form of natural spring is available on the hill.

Sushunia Hill, This rock site is at a slow gradinet, it is ideal for the beginners to learn. climbing, desending,natural and artificial way are available to learn and practice.

This may be ideal for hang gliding but no feasible exercise has been carried out.