Sugar Loaf is
one of the two must-see destinations in Rio. Do you
know that it is also a must for climbers and probably
the most popular rock-climbing destination in Rio with
its more than 50 climbing routes on all four faces?
The routes are of a great variety, from
big wall to chimneys, face climbing to dihedrals, aid
to crimpers and friction. Multi pitch ascent routes
range from 4 to 11 pitches long, averaging five pitches,
and starting at 5.6 (US), 4b (French) grading.
Here is a descriptive sample of routes
available to experience in the Sugar Loaf: