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Badami Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,923'
Location: 15.92, 75.68028 View Map  Incorrect?
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Looking out from one of the cave temples (built ar...

Description 

Badami is a small town in northern Karnataka. It has some fabulous sand stone cliffs with bolted routes ranging from 5.7's to Ganesha which is 5.14a. There is ample opportunity to bolt new routes. The only guidebook for the area is by Rohit Chauhan: climbinginindia.blogspot.in/20...

You can find a detailed topo of Badami here:
climbingbadami.in/about-badami...

Getting There 

Badami can be reached from Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai or Pune by bus or train. There are direct trains to Badami from Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hubli or Solapur. KSRTC buses also ply to Badami and are relatively inexpensive.

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Weather station 18.5 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['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]


Featured Route For Badami
Rock Climbing Photo: Poonam on MoB

Master of Biscuits 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Asia : India : ... : Temple area
Fun route that angles left and up, near the bottom edge of a giant prow. Fantastic exposure for a mellow route. If you're 5'8" or shorter, the crux might be clipping the third (I think) bolt. Because of the traversing nature of the route, it's tricky to clean while rappelling. You are better off belaying a second from the anchors and having them clean on top-rope....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Badami is renowned for its 1000+ year-old rock cut...
Badami is renowned for its 1000+ year-old rock cut...
Rock Climbing Photo: A rainy day at Badami temple area.
A rainy day at Badami temple area.
Rock Climbing Photo: Go just right of the temple to find these two wall...
Go just right of the temple to find these two wall...
Rock Climbing Photo: This is a map showing all the different climbing a...
BETA PHOTO: This is a map showing all the different climbing a...

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