BBC will be an open-for-all with invitees competing in the same pool as other participants. 50 Indian climbers and 10 international climbers will be invited for the event and have travel, stay and other expenses taken care of.
Bengaluru has a storied and diverse climbing culture. Back in the 1980s, iconic climbs were put up on the monolith of Savandurga by climbers from across India and the world. Development was soon spreading onto many of the other granite hillocks or 'bettas' surrounding the city.