Remember those field trips to the mountains in college with all that rappelling training? You know you’re a climber at heart if you felt an adrenaline rush and couldn’t get enough! Well, we’re here to tell you that your climbing days don’t have to be behind you. Head on over to one of these artificial climbing facilities and scale heights in the comfort (and safety) of your own city!
Mars Climbing Gym at Phoenix Market City
What: A single face, 52ft high climbing wall. #IHBSays: It is 15ft wide and has two different climbing surfaces with different difficulty grades to suit your preference. Where: Phoenix Market City, Whitefield. Contact: +91-98866-64666/+91-99726-77442
Climbing Arena at PLaY
What: This is a single face, 50ft high International Standard Artificial Climbing Wall. The wall has a width of 12ft and has two overhang sections. #IHBSays: PLaY Arenaalso boasts of a Bouldering Arena, one of a kind in India. Where: Central Jail Road, Close to Total Mall on Sarjapur Road Contact: +91 99000 99911
What: A three face 50ft high International Standard Artificial Climbing Wall. #IHBSays: The first face is almost vertical (ideal for beginners), the second face has slight overhang (intermediate climbers) and the third face has fibre panels with inserts and a good roof section that makes it a little more challenging. Plus: State Level and National level competitions are frequently organized at the wall. Moolah: Registration can be done on the spot; monthly: Rs600/- and yearly: Rs4000/-. Where: Kanteerava Stadium, Near Corporation Circle, Bangalore, Karnataka Contact: +91 80-22210454
Bouldering Wall at PLaY Studio
What: 16ft High X 20ft Wide Bouldering Wall with two sides and multiple volumes. #IHBSays: What’s amazing is, this is situated right in the Courtyard Cafe which also has other cool things like Beach Volley Ball, Paddle Tennis and Table Tennis. Where: PLaY Studio, #105, KH Road (Double Road) Contact: Book here.