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Suru Fest / Stok Kangri / Climbing / Acroyoga

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Hi everybody, We wanted to collaborate with our friends at Gravi T Climbing, who organise the wonderful Suru boulder fest, to do a climbing, mountaineering & acroyoga trip to Ladakh. Plus a road trip as well! And obviously we want our community members to come and take part, in whichever bits suit them – climbing, mountaineering, acroyoga or just the travel bit. We’ll cover some beautiful terrain on the trip, monasteries, lakes, the magic of Ladakh. So here’s the rough plan: Aug 25th: Leave Delhi bright and early, ~ 6 AM, and drive to Jammu. 12 hr driving day. Aug 26th: Leave Jammu bright and early, ~ 6 AM and drive to Srinagar. Not a long driving day, about 8 hrs, so should leave time […]

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Suru Fest Early Gathering

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In the year 2014, a journey began unlike any other. A group of young adults ventured into the Himalayan folds looking for adventure. It was within the lofty ranges of Kargil (Kashmir), where they found their oasis; the Suru Valley.   The Suru Fest started by Tenzing Jamyang and Sandeep Maity, has been held for the past two years. Now, for the third year running, a pre-event is taking place at Delhi Rock.   The event will include some insane bouldering sessions, a short film screening and a Q&A session with some influential climbers, fitness/outdoor enthusiasts, nature conservationists and much more!   There is no entry fee, as it aspires to bring like-minded individuals together!   If you’re interested to join and would like to […]

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Back to Nainital!

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Hi everyone! It’s blistering hot, and we’ve finally found someone to spell Ganeshsir at the gym, so now he’s excited to start adding the outdoors back to our programming. We haven’t done a climbing trip in ages! Nainital is obviously super nice this time of year, and there are tonnes of great bolted routes now, thanks to climbers like Anil Belwal, and the other climbers in the area. Pretty awesome. There’s even a nice government outdoor wall, int’l spec, which will be a likely warmup during the trip. We’ll leave late on Thursday June 14th night, and get back early Monday June 18th morning, so it’s effectively one extra day off from work, and is also a holiday weekend. This trip is suitable to folks […]

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The Outdoor Program: Romp, 3rd Ed!

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The Romp is an annual climbing festival now in its third year. Bangalore Climbing Initiatives organises this, and it’s invitation only – so folks coming from Delhi, please work with us to register for this, transport and availability are limited. This year’s Ramanagara Romp is on Dec 16 and 17. The format will be somewhat similar as the previous editions. As many climbs as possible by teams of two in a 24 hour period spread over two days.

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Introducing The Outdoor Program!

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Welcome to the start of the outdoor climbing season in Delhi folks! We’re super excited about launching our program, starting with safety basics and orientation indoors, then doing the rounds of outdoor locations (artificial and real rock) in Delhi, before heading back to Dhauj regularly for trad outings. The program will be thorough, extend over months, and be a superb education in outdoor climbing, ethics and safety! Continue reading →

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Suru Boulder Fest

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25th Aug – 10th Sep See surufest.com for details We wanted to share our friends’ Gravi T Climbing‘s event, the Suru Boulder Festival, 25 Aug – 10 Sep. Suru is a spectacular part of Ladakh, and the festival is now in its second year. If you want to boulder, and travel, and meet some incredible people, don’t miss this! surufest.com 👻 Photo credit Sharad Chandra Photography Design credit Taatvik

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Summer Bouldering Comp

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Sunday August 6th 3 PM – 7 PM Rs 200 We haven’t done a bouldering competition in ages! Summer competition, August 6th, save the date! This will feature several categories for men’s and women’s, plus juniors, and different categories for beginners, intermediates and national-level. A plethora of formats. We’ll try our best to give people creative problems of all sorts to solve.

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CLIM SEM 1: Conditioning Bootcamp

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First in our monthly series of climbing seminars – a set of specific and detailed workshops on particular topics in climbing.   Please come join Ganesh Chhetri, four time national champion and Delhi’s best climbing coach, for a two-hour intensive on climbing-specific conditioning.   The purpose of this workshop is to identify the basic climbing movements which climbers should train and condition for in the gym to improve their climbing and reduce risk of injury.  

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Climbing Women @ DR

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Climbing Women is Delhi Rock’s first program geared towards climbing safety, technique and strength for women. With twice weekly coached sessions and access to the gym’s facilities throughout the rest of the week, this program is an excellent opportunity for female fitness enthusiasts to accelerate their progress in climbing, and join a dynamic and strong group. Continue reading →

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Lead climbing class | Nainital trip

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Hi everybody, We’ve got a climbing trip and a lead climbing class coming up! Ganeshsir is starting lead climbing classes at the gym from Friday the 23rd of September. This is suitable for anybody who’s belay certified, and wants to pick up the skills required to lead belay and lead climb safely. The lead climbing module is 4 classes, focused on: equipment used in sport lead; fitness for the added endurance required; clipping technique and practice; lead belay; communication and teamwork; rope coiling, storage, flaking and other ropework tips; quick draw placement and route planning.