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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

103 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',11],['3 Stars',40],['2 Stars',26],['1 Star',18],['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'   Northern India and the Hima... : Shey Rock
Taley   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Northern India and the Hima... : Shey Rock
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Featured Route For India
Rock Climbing Photo: Front view; crux is getting to the next bolt

Rest Day 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Asia : India : ... : Belapur Left Side Crag
This is a test piece for most intermediate recreational climbers. It is approx 150 feet to the left as you emerge from the trail. Very pumpy, and satisfying. All failry good holds.The route is ~35m from the base, somewhat loose rock and scramble at the start. The crux is at the middle (marked by a triangular biner). Carry ~15 QDsHere's the crux move: a layback is one way of doing this. A tall climber with strong core muscles can lunge straight up from an almost squat position...[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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