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Minas Gerais

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Caeté, Cambotas and Caraça 
Serra do Cipó, Lapinha and Rod 

Minas Gerais  


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Location: -19.9053, -43.9542 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Alexandre Mesquita on May 22, 2011
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Description 

On the Southeast of Brazil, the state of Minas Gerais offers a variety of climbing, ranging from limestone sport routes in Serra do Cipó, in the central region, to granite big walls in the Northeast. Within a range of 100km from the capital, Belo Horizonte, one finds quality climbing in the areas of Serra do Cipó, Lapinha, Rod, Pedra Branca, Pico do Baiano, Caraça.

Getting There 

Fly or drive from Rio de Janeiro or São Paulo.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.0 miles from here

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',7],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Minas Gerais
Going for the crux.

Ninhos 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13  South America : Brazil : ... : Serra do Cipó
Ninhos (meaning bird's nests) is a classic route in the sector of the same name. It is fully overhang by a small degree with immense handholds. An exposed, unprotected 3rd degree scramble must be done to get to the first bolt and many serious accidents happened here before, so be careful!...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Matt Wolfgram
From: MPLS, MN
Jul 17, 2011
I am going to be in Belo Horizonte from Aug.1 to 14th. I am looking for a partner to do some sport climbing and bouldering. Any takers?
By Jcomeau
From: Hopkinton, MA
Dec 30, 2013
Is there a source of beta out there for traveling here?