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Nils Favre bouldering on 666 o diabo vive at Peninha

Portugal rock climbing photograph

The photograph opposite shows Nils Favre bouldering on 666 o diabo vive at Peninha, Sintra. 

Peninha is a classic bouldering area close to Sintra, and is one of the best options for hot summer days. The rock is grey granite with a hard grain, and the style of bouldering uses a predominance of slopers and compression holds.

This photograph was taken by Ricardo Alves and it appears in the Portugal rock climbing guidebook that is available to buy from our shop.

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Portugal Rock Climbing Guidebook

The Portugal Rock Climbing Guidebook describes thousands of rock climbing routes and boulder problems all across Portugal, which is available from our shop.

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Click on the images above to view a larger photograph, showing the excellent rock climbing and bouldering to be found in Central Portugal.

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Portugal Rock Climbing Guidebook

The Portugal Rock Climbing Guidebook describes thousands of rock climbing routes and boulder problems all across Portugal, which is available from our shop.