Urca is the area where Pão de Açucar and the Cable Car are located. This is one of the most famous tourist sights of Rio. The view of the city and the Gauanbara Bay from the summit of Pão de Açucar is just amazing. Urca is he hot spot for Carioca Climbers. Where eventes take place and where to hang out and find new partners/friends. Has 3 main domes and other many sport/boulder sections.
Attention: Conquering in Urca is restricted. Due to vegetation (most rare and some endangered species) and the large amount of routes most sections are closed for new routes. Before conquering in Urca get well informed about permission. List of restricted sections can be found (in Portuguese) on Appendice 3 of the official Urca climbing guide.
|Nearest town or city:||Rio de Janeiro|
|Latitude, Longitude:||-22.95467, -43.16679|
|Access Issues:||See description above.|
|When to Climb:||Update|
|Quantity of Climbs:||Lifetime|