Central and Eastern Deccan plateau, and Eastern Ghats provide for some interesting climbs. In and around Hyderabad, the capital of this state is boulderers Mecca. But slowly, the urbanization is destroying the famous rocks of Hyderabad.
Hyderabad is blessed with a unique landscape: spectacular ancient rock formations - though almost extinct in the centre of the expanding metropolis - still dot its suburban expanses: Granite ridges and hillocks weathered into picturesque balancing forms, part of the Deccan Shield area. Geologists date these rocks to 2,500 million years back, amongst the oldest and hardest rocks in the world.
Climbing is evolving, albeit slowly in the region. Atleast half a dozen rudimentary climbing walls have sprung up in the city of Hyderabad