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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

For the Asia area.

Weather station 19.1 miles from here

139 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',60],['2 Stars',35],['1 Star',21],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',9],['5.7',6],['5.8',11],['5.9',19],['5.10',59],['5.11',21],['5.12',4],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',3],['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:
Taley   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Northern India and the Hima... : Shey Rock
Hiram Crack   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 62'   Northern India and the Hima... : Shey Rock
Leh'd Back   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 3 pitches, 300'   Northern India and the Hima... : Shey Rock
Rest Day   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport   Belapur (Navi Mumbai) : Belapur Left Side Crag
Lord of the flies   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 35'   Belapur (Navi Mumbai) : Belapur Right Side Crag
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Featured Route For India
Rock Climbing Photo: A team on the top of "Leh'd Back", April...

Leh'd Back 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Asia : South Asia : ... : Shey Rock
Bolted in April of 2013 this route is an excellent outing. The first pitch (5.10b) starts from a ledge above the route "Taley (5.9 / 5b ) and continues up a prominent prow. The first pitch is vertical and pumpy (5.10b) but well protected. The second and third pitches (5.7) are lower angle with plenty of breathtaking views of the Himalayas and the exposure off climbers right. The second pitch belay is by far one of the most scenic I have been on. It's pure fun on great rock. This route wi...[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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