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Ancoraue - Day Tours

Rua Maria da Gloria, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 2205-6716, Brazil
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Top Thing to do in RIO for climbers

It was not in our original plans, but after seeing RIO landscapes, we assumed there was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
valeroarmando
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Monterrey, Mexico
A highlight of our trip

My boyfriend booked to climb Costão do Pão de Açúcar. I hadn't planned to as although I enjoy... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Heidi E
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Rua Maria da Gloria, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 2205-6716, Brazil
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"multi pitch"
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"sugar loaf"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was not in our original plans, but after seeing RIO landscapes, we assumed there was rockclimbing. We located this tour and was the best thing we could do. Domingo was very accessible to accommodate us in a climb based on our experience. We ended...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

My boyfriend booked to climb Costão do Pão de Açúcar. I hadn't planned to as although I enjoy hiking, a fear of heights and viewing the images online put me off this. When we met Andrew however, he reassured me that it would be a...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I found Climbing in Rio on Google, From the start the start my experience with the tour organiser (Mingo who was also my guide) was positive. Quick reply to emails, fluent english. On the day: Great views! on side I was looking at the Sugar...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

I have climbed with Andrew and had a great experience! Andrew is professional, an experienced climber and will show you the best spots in Rio. We have climbed Italianos con Secundo on the Sugar Loaf, amazing rock quality, mostly technical slab climbing. Mingo and Andrew...More

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ClimbinRio, Owner at Ancoraue - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Hey Gabriele! it was great climbing with you as well. I look forward to one day climbing in Italy together. For sure you should come back and spend more time in Brazil. Enjoy your trip! Abraço

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve climbed 3 times now with Ancoraue since 2014, most recently in Jan 2018. Mingo and Andrew are very knowledgable and fun to climb with. They know the best spots for climbing which would be really difficult to find without their local knowledge and they...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

We had a climb with Mingo, a local climbing guide. Great guy, easy to contact, responsive and speaks very good English. The price was very fair. He adapted the route perfectly to our needs and skills. As well ask him about the climbing project for...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Had a great time climbing with Mingo at the Pão de Açúcar. We were going to climb Via Italianos, but another party had just gotten there ahead of us so Mingo suggested we do a variation on Cavalos Loucos which was really fun and let...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I had two great multi-pitch climbing experiences around and on the Sugarloaf. The first session was on Babilona Hill and then an interesting variation on the Italianos on the Sugarloaf. Mingo is an excellent guide, very experienced, communicates clearly on the wall and is all-around...More

2  Thank Anton K
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Hiking Sugarloaf was one of my best experience in Rio. But it was all because of my guide Mingo. To start with he is a good English speaker. I don't speak or understand Portuguese, so it made the communication and also the whole hike more...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

' i had tried the scramble up Sugarloaf. Mingo was really a good guide especially for someone like me who haven't tried this kind of rock climbing. it was a rewarding climb as you not only got to experience climbing but also enjoy the beautiful...More

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