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Madapura Betta or MP Betta is located off Bangalore-Ram Nagar road. This is after Bidadi and before the Gethnaa area. This is situated on the west side of the hillock where Raasta Cafe routes are present.

View of the Madapura betta from Madapura village. Arrow mark points the west face where routes are present.

How to get there: On the way to Ram nagar from Bidadi/Bangalore, take a right turn at Madapura cross bus stop. Continue on this single lane tar road for 1 km to reach the village. Leave the tar road where it takes a sharp left turn and continue a little further to find a small temple where vehicles can be parked. From here you can see the betta and the path leading to it through the village.

Note: Be considerate about the temple and villagers. Absolutely no littering.

Currently there are 5 routes on this hill (betta)

Routes 1, 2 and 3 are on west face. Route 4 on the North-West face Route 5 on the North face

Routes:

  1. Airawata - 6b Sport Single pitch - 6 + 2 bolts
  2. (name) - 5c Sport Single pitch - 8 + 2 bolts
  3. (name) - 5b Sport Single pitch - 9 + 2 bolts

Only 2nd pitch of the Sankranti route is visible from the west side.

4. Sankranti - 6c+/7a Sport Two pitches - ? bolts Half way up to the west face, one has to traverse around the left side of the hill to reach this route. The arrow in the above picture points to the path towards route 4 and 5

5. (name) - Sport Single pitch - 4 bolts (Crack can go as well) Continue further around 200m from Sankranti route to reach this route number 5

madapura.txt · Last modified: 2019/01/10 17:15 by ravee