Companhia da Escalada will take you climbing in the beautiful, majestic mountains of Rio de Janeiro.

Rock climbing Sugarloaf (Pão de Açúcar)Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer) or Pedra da Gávea with us. There are routes for all levels of climbers—even those who have never climbed before.

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Sugarloaf (Pão de Açúcar) can be climbed on various sides, and routes range in difficulty from easy to hard. Even someone who has never climbed or is inexperienced can climb it with the help of a climbing guide and equipment. Experienced climbers can try Via dos Italianos or Coringa.

Rock climbing in Rio - Christ the Redeemer - Corcovado Mountain

Climbing TO Christ the redeemer

Corcovado mountain is home of one of Rio’s classic routes: K2. This route is 150 meters long, and every pitch offers interesting and varied climbing from friction to knob face to lieback, all with a breathtaking view since the base is 500 meters above the city.

Rock climbing in Rio

Climbing Babilonia Hill

Babilonia has the most popular routes in Rio de Janeiro due to their easy access and easy to medium grades. Babilonia is a good choice if you are climbing for the first time outdoor multi-pitch in Rio or if you don’t have much time to spend climbing and want a short approach with an incredible view of Praia Vermelha and Sugarloaf Mountain.

Rock climbing in Rio

Climbing Cantagalo

Cantagalo is wedged between Lagoa and Copacabana and it has a wall with very vertical pitches. With a short, 5 minute walk, Cantagalo is perfect for those who wish to try an almost vertical wall with a good view of Rio, or for those who would like to have a quick climb before work or at the end of the day. 

Rock climbing in Rio - Pedra da Gávea mountain


There are impressive mountains in the Tijuca National Park. Pedra da Gávea (842m) is the greatest symbols of these mountains and forest.

Rock climbing in Rio - Finger of God mountain - Dedo de Deus


More than 100 years after its first ascent, God’s Finger remains a great adventure and challenge. It is classic in every possible way: a beautiful formation, a compelling line, an intriguing first ascent history, and an awesome summit.