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Morro da Urca

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About Morro da Urca:

Morro da Urca is the hill where the cable car makes its 1st stop.

South Face:
Known as "Coloridos" this face face has many easy routes all named after colors. To acess the South Face go along the Claudio Coutinho Path until you see a rock ramp to your left. "Climb" the ramp to reach the face of the wall.

North Face:
To acess the NORTH Face go along the Claudio Coutinho Path until you see a wide trail to your left. Follow the trail to the upmost poit. Option one it follow to the left to the summit and from there rapel to the routes. Option 2 is to keep following the trail in a dowarnd/leftward direction until you find the base. Has about 20 routes with 1 or 2 pitches reaching summit. Don't need to rapel, take the trail down.

Approach Time:
Latitude, Longitude: -22.95000, -43.16400
Access Issues:
Rock Type: Gneiss
Type of Climbing: Trad
Sun Aspect:


SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
Average Rating = 3.50/5 Preto 5.6 2
0 Average Rating = 4.50/5 Antônio Calado 5.9 2
0 Average Rating = 4.20/5 Arco-Íris 5.6 5
0 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Vermelho 5.7 1
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Yuri Gagarin 5.12c 0
10 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Augusto Ruschi 5.4 3
10 Average Rating = 3.82/5 Infravermelho (1) 5.5 11
12 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Mesmo com Sol 5.8 2

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