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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

124 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',49],['2 Stars',33],['1 Star',19],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',9],['5.7',6],['5.8',11],['5.9',16],['5.10',52],['5.11',17],['5.12',4],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',2],['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'   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
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: See the landing page for pics of the classic/FA ro...

Deepavali 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Asia : India : ... : Savandurga Hill
Named after the "Festival of Lights", Deepavali was the first technical route on Savandurga, climbed in 1984 after multiple previous attempts by local climbers. Over the last three decades multiple parties have climbed the route/face, usually through variants that differ from the original line by a few feet to a few hundred feet. As a result today there are about half a dozen known variants (see references at the end). Some variants...[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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