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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

49 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',11],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',8],['5.7',4],['5.8',5],['5.9',8],['5.10',21],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for India:
Hiram Crack   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 62'   Shey Rock
Taley   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Shey Rock
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Featured Route For India
A student rappeling off the top of Taley.

Taley 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Asia : India : Shey Rock
This is the route that ascends the face just to the left of the painted #7. A great pitch but harder than it looks. The crux is getting from the slab up into the first crack, and then from that face, over the roof, into the next crack. Well bolted at both curxes. A fun outing is to link this pitch with Leh'd Back which is above and to the left of this route....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Dhabas in Chatru, India.
Dhabas in Chatru, India.
Looking out over the mountains in Chatru, India.
Looking out over the mountains in Chatru, India.

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