Slacklining in Parbat Nepal was a success for the first time near the deepest gorge in the world, Kali Gandaki River. Recently, Rajan Bhusal and Rajan Bhattarai, the adventurous slackliners from Nepal have introduced slacklining in the Parbat district. This has contributed a lot to the development of adventure tourism in Nepal and proved that Nepal is the perfect destination for adventure sports like slacklining in the world. Kushma at Parbat has been the main tourist attraction of Nepal due to the adventure sports like the world’s highest swing, highest cycling, 2nd highest bungee jump, zipline, and many more in the Kali Gandaki gorge, the deepest in the world.
Slacklining is a walking sport on stretching and tensioning a 1-2 inches wide length of nylon or polyester rope between two anchor points, usually trees. This sport is an art that is useable as a moving meditation, exercise, and balance exercise. It’s an excellent method to practice balance while having fun. Slacklining is an enjoyable method to work your core muscles and enhance your balance and strength. Furthermore, it enhances knee joint stability and helps you focus more clearly. It originated with the Yosemite National Park rock-climbing community. It was a means to kill time while keeping up focus, physical fitness, core strength, and balancing abilities.
The sport was founded more than 40 years ago. But only in the past ten years, there has been a noticeable rise in new newcomers. It is due to slacklining organizations, technological improvements, and anchoring techniques. And exposure to the sport through mass and social media outlets. Slacklining has gained popularity all over the world even in Nepal. There are different forms of slacklining like waterline, Highline, trick line, yoga line, and rodeo line. Among them, waterlines and high lines are becoming popular in Nepal. These days, a lot of young people with an interest in adventure have an enthusiasm for this sport.