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Sinhagad Fort 

Pune Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 1,800'
Location: 18.51979, 73.85717 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Pune is a metropolitan city in Maharashtra. There are two climbing areas at about 90 minutes drive from the city. The climbing season is roughly November through March. April, May is usually too hot to climb and June through October is the rainy season. The rock is basalt, and usually a little brittle, so care has to be taken. Most routes are single pitch sport climbs, but there are a couple of 3 or 4 pitch climbs too in Plus Valley.

Getting There 

Pune has an international airport and a train station and can be reached from any part of India.

Artificial climbing facilities 

1. Raje Shivaji Climbing wall: This is an outdoor top-rope or lead wall about 17m in height. It is the training wall for many strong climbers in the country. There is also a bouldering facility here. For more info visit:

plus.google.com/+RajeShivajiCl...
or
facebook.com/RajeShivajiClimbi...

2. Rock Aliens: This is an indoor bouldering gym and is a good training facility climbers. For more info visit:
rockaliens.co.in/
or
facebook.com/rockaliensclimbin...

3. There is also a climbing wall in the suburb of Pimpri, located at Anna Saheb Magar Stadium Nehru Nagar, Pimpri, Pune 411018. Visit: rockclimbing.com/routes/Asia/I...
for more info.

Climbing Season

For the Asia area.

Weather station 0.8 miles from here

21 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',7],['5.11',6],['5.12',3],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',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 Pune
Rock Climbing Photo: Young and Dyanamic on lead

Young and Dynamic 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Asia : South Asia : ... : Sinhagad Fort
This route starts with a slab and ends with a lay back crack, very enjoyable. It is possible to climb this route purely on trad. Bolted by Vikas Satarkar, Bhushan Joshi and Michael Kropac....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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