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Description 

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

49 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',8],['5.7',4],['5.8',5],['5.9',8],['5.10',21],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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
A basic picture of the route and bolts.

E.T. B.T. 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Asia : India : Shey Rock
Named E.T. B.T. after it's strange resemblance to an Alien, a great place to see the Alien head is from the Taley platform as you get the side profile. Starts with a bit of a rock scramble up to the first bolt, use the Alien's "mouth" to help traverse left to a nice crack that helps get up on the face. Once on the face enjoy using your friction and face climbing skills to finish through the crux. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Photos of India Slideshow Add Photo
Dhabas in Chatru, India.
Dhabas in Chatru, India.
Looking out over the mountains in Chatru, India.
Looking out over the mountains in Chatru, India.

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