In these pages you will find some climbing sites in Portugal, if you plan to
come here on holidays . To go directly to the climbing schools click in left
frame "Climbing Areas"
Here we make some considerations on climbing with children and
beginners . On Beginners page we
try to explain some of our experience to parents who are afraid of children
climbing experiences. What we comment is the advantage of this sport for the
children psychics, and confident. Remember : in some countries, climbing is the
standard gymnastic practice at school. We explain also in the beginner page
some basics of the climbing sport.
The information contained herein is also valid for people looking for new
places to climb during the holidays and just need to have a good reason to
travel. CLIMBING CAN BE ONE !!!
1- Using the blue buttons you are sent to the site page, where we let you
know how to reach the rock and where to stay, among other details. 2 - If you
click directly in the map of Portugal, you will be sent immediately to the route
identification, without information on the accesses .
Do not hesitate to mail me asking for information. The information
about some sites is not completed yet. We are working on it. Please be
These pages are not an official service, but only a compilation of
some main Portuguese rock climbing sites and also a study about questions
concerning young people and this sport.
Be sure of one thing : we are not climbing champions but will try to
be champions in the study of this matter.
Carlos is a Telecommunication professional on the Broadcast business
Portugal. Hobbies are : Ham radio fishing and collectingOld radios sold in
Portugal His favourite sport is climbing, because he says that can
maintain psychics stability and good health. Carlos also likes tracking in
mountains and find new places.
Tiago and Filipa are their sons. They are Scouts Tiago is the climber and
Carlos "entered also into the movie". All they like to spend holidays in
José Luís is a professional psychologist working in human resources for an
international company. He is also responsible for outdoors preparation and
organisation for some companies. His preferred sport is rock climbing and
tracking. José is also consultant in scout outdoors activities in
Alfragide Scout team
412. His experience with novice scouts in climbing started in 1990. He
is also founder of NEA which is the group of Alfragide climbers.