Located at the mouth of a narrow canyon, between two rocky hills and surrounding the Agastya Tirtha water reservoir in Karnataka State, Badami was once the powerful capital of the Chalukya Empire. Widely known for its rock cut temples and sculptures, as well as the amazing red sandstone cliffs, Badami is considered to be among the top destinations in India for both spiritual and adventure seekers.
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Rock Climbing in Stathams Quarry, Perth, Western Australia Australia
There is a plethora of climbing sites close to the capital city. Statham’s Quarry lies in Gooseberry Hill and is less than an hour drive from Perth. It is a very popular location for rock climbing and abseiling. Stathams Quarry provides a number of walls with good climbing conditions on clean and solid rock but with some loose rock around the top of the cliff, so it is advisable to wear a helmet.
In addition, the majority of the climbs are low to mid range trad routes or high grade sport climbs. There are about 10 different areas here and the difficulty level varies, depending on the chosen route. The Central Slab Area has some easy trad routes, perfect for beginners while ”5” Wall is suitable for more experienced climbers. Last but not least, the best period for rock climbing is from September to May.
How to Get to Destination
Traveling between the Indian and Pacific oceans for over 40 years, this is truly one of the world’s great train journeys.
Where to Stay
There are plenty of accommodation options to suit every taste and every budget.
Where to Have Fun
There is a vast number of restaurants and bars, not to be missed, after an exciting performance of your favorite sport.
Schools & Shops
Climbers can find the necessary equipment in shops close to the spot.