Climbing:Portugal/Sesimbra

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Azóia, Sesimbra Rocha da Pena, Algarve

The Sesimbra climbing school is located in Arrábida Natural Park right next to Sesimbra town. The first sport routes in Sesimbra date from 1994 and were equipped by Paulo Gorjão, Francisco Ataíde and João Maria Schiappa. Almost 10 years later, João Gaspar and Mário Santos bolt new routes, followed by Emílio Andrade, Filipe Costa e Silva, Paulo Santos, Leopoldo Faria, Miguel Loureiro, Carlos Pereira e Paulo Roxo.

Rock Type GPS Location for main access
Limestone 38.433901, -9.120260

(38°26'02.0"N 9°07'12.9"W)

How to get there[edit]

When entering Sesimbra town find the beach line and the boat's marine. Go around it and at the end there is a dirt road that goes up, in the middle of that road there a trail on the side of the ocean. Follow that trail and at the end there is the "Portugal dos Pequeninos" sector, the other sector is next to it.

Climbing Sectors[edit]

Vertigem[edit]

Croqui do Sector Vertigem

# Name Grade Notes # Bolts (m) Equipped by
1 Unnamed 6c
2 Unnamed 6b
3 Talk Show 6a
4 Ninho do Pardal 7b
5 Projecto 8?
6 Tangente Inocente 7c
7 Sub Nasa 6c
8 Ballet do Elefante 7a
9 Cagalhão de Kilo 7a
10 Prisão de Ventre 7c?
11 Malucos para a Troca 6b/6c
12 Tendencioso 6b+
13 Trombeiros 6c
14 Pica de Orégãos 6c
15 Mariscada 6a
16 Vive Bem Sem Namorada 7a - 8a
17 Unnamed 7c
18 Unnamed 6b - 7a+
19 Unnamed 7c
20 Unnamed 6c
21 Curto Circuito 6c

Portugal dos Pequeninos[edit]

Croqui do Sector Portugal dos Pequeninos

# Name Grade Notes # Bolts (m) Equipped by
 ? Lobularia Marítima V
22 Pacote V 10
23 Os Coxos Também Andam V+ 10
24 Trocas e Brocas 8a? 10
25 Tens Nome? 6a 11
26 Dêem-me uma Ruiva que eu Quero é Escalar 6c 15
27 Glue Man V+ 16
 ? Iniciação IV+
28 Chip da Poupança 6b+ 10
29 Nó Górdio 8a? 10
30 Gostas de Costas? 6c 10
31 Dá para os Dois Lados 6b 10
32 Força Bruta IV+ 13
33 Puzzle 6a+ 10
34 Terapia Vaginal 6b+ 11
35 Mentes Obtusas 6c 12
 ? Primeira V+

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