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Panama Rock Climbing

Via Principal, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 6764-7918
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Best rock climbing!

Also Cesar was not available the time when I was there, the tours where guided by Ruben, a very... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2014
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Cesar is awesome!

Cesar is a great climber and a nice person. He is very patient and supportive while you climb. I... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2014
Snipperton
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Boquete is the center of rock climbing and rappelling in Panama!With last volcanic eruption of Baru volcano 500 years ago, massive flows of lava covered great part of the region creating solid basalt rock walls all over the valley. Like a masterpiece of art, nature created incredible and unique geometrical columns of rock with vertical and horizontal curvatures. Now, almost 500 years after this volcanic event, a group of local climbers leaded by Canadian climber Gary Henning exposed the rock formations to the world and safety developed the first climbing routes. Then local climbers established the first organized Tour guide service calling it Panama Rock Climbing.A decade after and following the same tradition of good practices and quality of climb development, Panama Rock Climbing continues offering the same professional hi quality tours, guiding services and supporting the development of rock climbing.Now a day, travelers and mountaineers from all over the world visit Boquete and try Panama rock climbing's famous routes suitable for all levels and experiences. With contributions of Panamanian organizations, Boquete Municipality, and the support of local community, Boquete is now a day the Mecca of rock climbing in Panama with a considerable number of safe and elegant classic sport routes, multi pitch routes, amazing waterfalls descents, climbing projects and great athletes and guides.
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23 Feb 2017
“Super climbing from beginner to expert”
26 Oct 2016
“Great fun. Hard work”
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Via Principal, Boquete 0413, Panama
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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 22 February 2014 via mobile

Also Cesar was not available the time when I was there, the tours where guided by Ruben, a very good climber. I consider myself an experienced climber but still it was fun to explore the rocks of Boquete and the surroundings. A must do: the...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2014

Cesar is a great climber and a nice person. He is very patient and supportive while you climb. I did a lead climb that took me 45 minutes to finish, and Cesar didn't complain about belaying me for that long at all.

Thank Snipperton
Reviewed 19 November 2013

We booked Water Solo Bouldering with Cesar through Explora Ya for my birthday and it was a great experience. I was pretty useless but Cesar was encouraging and offered to show me other problems and advised me on how to progress with each one. It...More

1  Thank Colite1990
Reviewed 19 July 2013

I've done indoor rockclimbing maybe 3 times, and I always love the challenge but outdoor rockcliming always seemed so dangerous, but after seeing a pic of the ladrillos I just had to try it. Cesar and the 2 other guys were awesome guides, I did...More

1  Thank Dary C
Reviewed 13 July 2013

If you are visiting Boquete with children over 6 years old and are looking for interesting activities, you must experience Los Ladrillos walle a Basaltic Rock located at Boquete. Cesar is a world known rock climber sponsered by Merrell, he is great with children.

Thank expo44
Reviewed 12 June 2013

My boyfriend and I had never done this before! and though it could be fun.. it looked very hard! but the guide was very helpful! and we got to do things we didn't imagine we could do. Different experience! definitely recommended if you have time...More

Thank StephanieB961
Reviewed 16 March 2013

I was ill that day and just did not have the strength to do it. So annoyed! I am not a rock climber, but always fancied a go, but I love basalt and all the weird formations it can take. Having seen a picture of...More

Thank Tessaanddennis
Reviewed 3 March 2013

On February 22, I helped Panama Rock Climbing and Habla Ya Spanish School put on a rock climbing clinic for thirty-three children from the Hogar Triskar orphanage in Boquete. The entire experience was fantastic and showed the commitment of Panama Rock Climbing and Habla Ya...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 3 January 2013 via mobile

Cesar does not like to wear a shirt, but whose complaining?!? He has the body of a Greek god, and the patience of Gandhi. It was my first time rock climbing, I've never made it to the top when I indoor rocked climbed. But Cesar...More

2  Thank Jenyi
Reviewed 28 December 2012

If your inexperienced Ceasar will get you going, if you are experienced he has established routes at many grades, support Panama climbing

Thank freed c
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