Climbing in Rio de Janeiro

Climbing in Rio de Janeiro is another popular activity. Surrounded by great mountain formations, Rio de Janeiro Offers excellent climbing routes for different levels of experience. Sugar Loaf Mountain, for instance, has over fifty climbing routes and the best of it is the easy access to the Beginning of each of Them. There are dozens of peaks featuring rock gneiss, granite and basalt around Rio Climbers from all over the world get amazed about the wide range of climbing routes They Have found in Rio de Janeiro. If you are looking for climbing packages in Rio de Janeiro, there are a lot of Possibilities depending on your climbing level. Ranging from boulders, sport-climbing, multi-pitches or big walls, climbing in Rio Can Also Be combined with trekking and camping. Here We Have selected below some of the most famous climbing routes in Rio:

- Sugar Loaf Mountain - This is the most famous climbing spot in Rio de Janeiro. Its easy access Attracts dozens of climbers EVERY day. The grades go from 5.4 to 5.13a and from 2 to 12 pitches long. The most popular route is the Classic Line on the West side made ​​up of three different sections: Italian, Crazy Horse and Secundo.

- Corcovado Mountain - This is definitely the most world-renowned mountain in Rio de Janeiro. It features climbing routes up to level A4. The most famous climbing route on Corcovado mountain is the one named K2. Can you reach the top after 4 pitches up to level 5.7. Once you reach the top, You Will Have a stunning 360-degree view of Rio de Janeiro.

The Rio de Janeiro is one of the best cities in the world for the practice of sport climbing.

Despite its small land area, the Rio de Janeiro has a concentration of mountains that makes this state a haven for the practice of mountaineering.

In the far west of the state, on the border with Minas Gerais, the section is more generous than the Itatiaia Massif (and of Mantiqueira) in terms of climbing routes.

Parallel to the Mantiqueira range, the Serra do Mar of Paraná extends to the Holy Spirit, but in Rio it reaches its greatest heights and the largest gaps of relief. Crosses the state almost continuously from end to end, in the NW - NE, and its most imposing section is the stretch Petrópolis / Teresópolis / Freiburg - the Organ Mountains. That's when, amid the lush greenery of what remained of the Atlantic, boasting many of the country's biggest rock walls, which are only similar in some mountains in the interior of Espírito Santo and Minas Gerais.

The culmination of this mountain is Pico Mayor de Fribourg, with more than 2300 m, in the newly created state park of the Three Peaks. Him and in the mountains around it is the largest concentration of long roads of Brazil, several of them having between 10 and 24 strings of rope.

Many other points raised deserve attention as much as by walking through walls that offer. A more detailed description of the mountains can be seen in the attached text (Geological Monuments).

The satellite image below provides a good overview of the orographic system of our state, and it indicated an approximate manner the main points of interest montanhístico.

We also prepare a list of the higher mountains of Rio, where we put all those above 2,000 meters.

FEMERJ - Mountaineering Federation of the State of Rio de Janeiro
Avenida Rio Branco, n º 277 - sala 805 (part), Centro - Rio de Janeiro

Activities near to Climbing in Rio de Janeiro

Metropolitan Cathedral (historical) - Located in the financial heart of the city of Rio de Janeiro, the cathedral is part of the cultural map. The architectural design, which draws attention due to its shape, is the architect Edgar de Oliveira da Fonseca. The cathedral, cone-shaped (pyramid), is 106 meters in diameter at the base and 96 feet high. The main door is decorated with 48 bronze bas-reliefs on the theme of Faith. Inside, the stained glass in vivid colors, ex...
Address: Catedral Metropolitana Rua Carlos Sampaio, 251 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro
Distance: 0.01km from the Climbing in Rio de Janeiro
Metropolitan Cathedral in Rio de Janeiro
Cabo Frio (beach) - Main tourist hub of the Lakes Region, Cabo Frio has lush beaches and dunes of fine white sand reflecting the sun during the day and the moon at dusk, offering unforgettable moments, and exceptional conditions for resting, relaxing, and contemplating nature. Cabo Frio has in its coastline beaches and crystal blue waters with very fine white sand. The beaches allow the practice of various sports such as sailing, surfing, windsurfing, j...
Address: Cabo Frio - RJ
Distance: 0.39km from the Climbing in Rio de Janeiro
Cabo Frio in Rio de Janeiro
Arraial do Cabo (beach) - Arraial do Cabo is situated in a region blessed by nature with its 35 km of beaches, ideal for bathing and for water sports in general. It received the title of "Atlantic Paradise"and is known as the Capital of Diving. The researcher and French diver Jacques Cousteau, during his visit to Arraila do Cabo, marveled at the beaches' crystal blue waters.   Its beaches, islands and slabs are excellent for fishing, h...
Address: Arraial do Cabo - RJ
Distance: 9.48km from the Climbing in Rio de Janeiro
Arraial do Cabo Beach in Rio de Janeiro

Restaurants near to Climbing in Rio de Janeiro

Boteco Casual is a Pub restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Climbing in Rio de Janeiro and can be found at Travessa do Comércio, 26

Delírio Tropical - Teófilo Otoni is a Salad restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Climbing in Rio de Janeiro and can be found at R. Teófilo Otoni, 87

The Delirium Tropical opted for a lighter cuisine, healthy and suited to the climate of Rio. Chose the salad as a main dish and soon gained fans expanding its business with branches in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The tropical Delirium - Teófilo Ottoni was opened in 1995, with a bolder design, reaching an audience in another area of the

Mocambo is a International restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Climbing in Rio de Janeiro and can be found at Rua Teófilo Otoni, 26

Alla Pergola is a Pizzeria restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Climbing in Rio de Janeiro and can be found at Ilha da Gigóia, 11

Hotels near to Climbing in Rio de Janeiro

Hotel Villaggio dos Ventos4 Star Rating
Hotel Villaggio dos Ventos is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Arraial do Cabo. Offering a variety of facilities and services, the hotel provides all you need for a good night's sleep. Car park, shuttle service, Wi-Fi in public areas, disabled facilities, safety deposit boxes are just some of the facilities on offer. Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need fo...
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Set in a prime location of Araruama, Pousada Praia do Coqueiral Hotel puts everything the city has to offer just outside your doorstep. The hotel offers guests a range of services and amenities designed to provide comfort and convenience. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Pousada Praia do Coqueiral Hotel. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities....
Hotel Spa Laje De ItaunaHotel Spa Laje De Itauna3 Star Rating
The 3-star Hotel Spa Laje De Itauna offers comfort and convenience whether you're on business or holiday in Rio De Janeiro. The hotel offers a wide range of amenities and perks to ensure you have a great time. To be found at the hotel are bar/pub, 24hr room service, disabled facilities, business center, room service. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. Enjoy th...
Pousada Espuma Da Praia Hotel
Pousada Espuma Da Praia Hotel is a popular choice amongst travelers in Rio De Janeiro, whether exploring or just passing through. The property features a wide range of facilities to make your stay a pleasant experience. Service-minded staff will welcome and guide you at the Pousada Espuma Da Praia Hotel. Relax in your comfortable guestroom, featuring daily newspaper. Entertain the hotel's recreati...