Results for “climbing”
Rock Climbing Around Lisbon — and Beyond, a Part II of Sorts
March 18, 2019
Our favorite crag has been getting crowded so we’d like to reveal a few more places you can climb outdoors within just an hour’s drive from Lisbon.
Rock Climbing Around Lisbon
March 29, 2018
Updated March 29, 2018 There’s tons of climbing around Lisbon, even multi-pitch trad if you know where to go. The climbing community is a tight one, and very generous. Please don’t abuse the fact that they share topos. Buy the guides from the authors when you can — there’s a great guide that came out in the […]
The Portuguese Climbing Guide: An Interview with the Author, Carlos Simes
September 28, 2017
The previous PT climbing guide, “pirate topo,” didn’t consult the original openers of the routes nor respect the crags themselves. This one is different.
Climbing and Surfing Gear
September 6, 2015
Need new gear? You don’t have go online for your ropes, draws, or cams, or your surf board, sex wax, and leash. There are spots around Lisbon that can help you get on the rock, or on the waves, sooner than you think. Updated May 22, 2018. Climbing Equipment in Lisbon – Yupik, a great, […]
September 6, 2015
Climbing Map of Portugal Thanks to the blog Climbing Portugal. See even more climbing areas, including artificial walls, at Spots de Escalada em Portugal (many links are out of date, however)
Do it All in a Day: Walking from Sintra to Cabo da Roca
February 1, 2019
This four-hour walk between Sintra and Cabo da Roca lets you see many of Sintra’s famed landmarks and includes plenty of forest-walking, sea-gazing, and cliff-scrambling. And you don’t need a car to reach it.
Driving Through Portugal: See it All in 50 Stops (Part 3)
January 4, 2019
This is the last leg of your 50-city tour, so throw your vehicle into high hear and get ready to get a little dirty.