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Leopoldo Faria making the first ascent of Peixe Porco at Sagres, the first 9a sport climb in Portugal.
Photo by Ricardo Alves
The sea cliff Corgas at Sagres in Portugal.
Photo by archive Leopoldo Faria

Leopoldo Faria climbing at Corgas - Sagres, Portugal

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The video of Leopoldo Faria climbing at Corgas - Sagres, Portugal.

We're returning to Leopoldo Faria in Portugal. This time though the climber isn't free soloing a route at Cabo da Roca, but repeating Peixe Porco, the route he freed in 2013 and the country's first 9a situated on another superb sea cliff, Corgas close to Sagres. Located on the SW tip of the Algarve region, according to Faria climbing at Sagres "is truly special because of the surroundings, the beauty of the coast, the strong wind, the Atlantic Ocean, the light house, the flat, giant green lands... all of these put together gives you a feeling of indescribable wilderness that you can't find anywhere else in Portugal"

TOPO: Sagres, Portugal




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