DMC & Incoming Tour Operator to Brazil and all of South America BIT 25 Years

Climbing Corcovado

Strength, technique and courage.These are the minimum requirements for those who wish to reach the top. Nowadays, climbing has become a very popular sport and Rio is surely one of the best places on earth for this kind of activity. And the big prize that awaits those who conquer its mountains is the panoramic view of the city. We offer many climbing options for climbers at all levels. Our instructors have many years of experience and our keyword for success is safety.

When we think of Rio, we can`t help thinking about Corcovado. This 710 meters high (2100 feet) mountain has a total view of the city from its summit, where the statue of Jesus Christ the Redeemer is located.

Location: (Tijuca Forest National Park)
Route: K2 (leads to the summit)
Brazilian Graduation: 4o IV sup
American Graduation: 5.8
French Graduation: 5a
Extension: 150 meters
Route Duration: from 3 to 4 hours
Indication: for experienced climbers only (advanced level)

Duration: approximately 7 hours
Departures: Monday through Sunday, under request.



Observation
Important remarks:
1. The below mentioned rates are per person, valid until December'2010, including transportation in utility vehicles or vans and experienced guides.
2. Difficulty level: Easy to Moderate.
3. Minimum age required: 16 years old.
4. Tips: Wear comfortable clothes, sunblock, glasses and a cap for sunny days.
5. Tour may be canceled or delayed due to poor weather conditions or sudden weather changes.
6. This is a regular tour, Seat in basis.
7. For regular (S.I.B.) tours, please check with us before confirming. They might not be operated in certain dates and bilingual speaking guides are to be reconfirmed upon request.

Info about the routes: we offer routes with different graduations, in many locations, that lead to a summit instead of using rappelling technics and that show nice panoramic sights of Rio de Janeiro city. We reserve the right to suggest and/or select the route based on climber`s experience.

Info about prices: prices are based on graduation and duration of the routes and include transportation and complete safety equipment rentals. We also consider the level of difficulty that the instructors are exposed to.

Info about the equipment: We gently advise that climbers are responsible for all the safety equipment furnished by us. In case of loss or damage of any item, we reserve the right to charge climbers for that.