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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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Shey Direct 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A2 PG13  Asia : India : Shey Rock
UPDATE 2013 - Anchors and run-outs are now bolted to make it tourist friendly. This line was the most obvious crack system up the middle of the face. No bolts at all on this ground up trad line. The climbing gets harder with each pitch. The crux is the last pitch which pulls over a 5 foot roof. The belay is bomber cams but I had to hammer a couple of pins to pull the roof. It may be 5.11 range but there is no clean pro for the first 25 feet and a fall would be directly on the belay anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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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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