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Table of contents

1. Urca 3 routes in Crag

Sport and Unknown

Long/Lat: -43.161755, -22.950497

1.1. Pao de Acucar (Sugarloaf) 3 routes in Area

Sport and Unknown

Long/Lat: -43.154593, -22.949394

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Cavalo Louco 5° VI YDS:5.10c Unknown 270m
2 *** Via dos Italianos

Up the nose of the Sugarloaf below the cable car. 9 pitches. Trend L after 3 pitches for more great climbing.

FA: Mario Arnaud and Andre Ribas

5° V E1 D1 AU:19 YDS:5.9 Sport 250m
3 *** Coringa

5.5 easy route, it start at the end of the southern face . doesn't go to the top of sugarloaf, it finishes on the middle of the hiking trail. either hike down 30 min or up, another 30 minutes to the top.

III YDS:5.5 Sport 100m 3

1.2. Morro da Babilonia 0 routes in Crag


One of the busiest walls in the country. Lots of routes, good as an introduction to Rio standards

Access Issues:

You have to to check in with the cable car administration office, at an entrance just left of the main cablecar door


2 min on a short trail for the first couple of routes

1.3. Morro da Urca 0 routes in Area



1.4. Boulders 0 routes in Boulder


All along Pista Claudio Coutinho (paved track), there are hundreds of boulders, on the seaside and on the forest

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
III *** Coringa Sport 100m 3 1.1. Pao de Acucar (Sugarloaf)
5° V E1 D1 *** Via dos Italianos Sport 250m 1.1. Pao de Acucar (Sugarloaf)
5° VI Cavalo Louco Unknown 270m 1.1. Pao de Acucar (Sugarloaf)