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India Rock Climbing 


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Dhabas in Chatru, India.

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

88 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',12],['3 Stars',29],['2 Stars',22],['1 Star',18],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',9],['5.7',5],['5.8',10],['5.9',13],['5.10',39],['5.11',7],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',3],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',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'   Himalayan States : Shey Rock
Taley   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Himalayan States : Shey Rock
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Featured Route For India
Rock Climbing Photo: Upper pitch of Louvre. Susanne following on a warm...

Louvre 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Asia : India : ... : Banyan Tree Pillar
Louvre, in my opinion, is one of the finest climbs in Southern India. A beautiful, two pitch crack system that takes you to a picturesque summit. P1: 5.9, 100 ft - follow the sustained hand crack up to the tree and belay from there. P2: mostly 5.7, 100 ft - head up from the tree along the hand crack; after you pull over the first lip, the grade eases and makes for a very pleasant romp to the top. At the roof, about 25 ft below the top, step right to the crack, plug some gear and finish...[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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