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India Rock Climbing 

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Dhabas in Chatru, India.


India, the second most populous country in the world, and home to a variety of excellent climbing. From mystical Hampi in the south to the the Himalayan peaks of the north, India has something to offer climbers of every persuasion.

Getting There 

The largest airport (with generally the cheapest flights) is in Mumbai. From here, you can get to almost anywhere in the country via train.

Climbing Season

Weather station 19.1 miles from here

55 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in India

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for India:
Hiram Crack   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 62'   Shey Rock
Taley   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Shey Rock
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Featured Route For India
Rock Climbing Photo: Beladingalu - approximate line

Beladingalu 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13  Asia : India : ... : Savandurga Hill
Belandingalu, in the local Kannada, means the light of the full moon. This fantastic line has one of the easier approaches of the routes that go up the main south face of Savandurga Hill. Seven pitches of mostly bolted climbing gets you on top of the giant granite monolith. P1 (5.7): Follow a system of cracks/flakes to a bolted anchor on a ledgy area above the foliage. Protects well with stoppers and cams in the fingers to hand sizes. P2: (5.9 PG13): Make a few delicate 5.9 moves from the anchor...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Looking out over the mountains in Chatru, India.
Looking out over the mountains in Chatru, India.
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