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Probably the most classic of Rio's climbs. It's only 2 pitches long but it's usually done connecting to other routes along the west face, going all the way to the summit. The most common way is connecting with Cavalo Louco using either the Variante da Italianos para a Cavalo Louco or the variant Darcy Ribeiro and then linking with Secundo Costa Neto. Either way, from base to summit is approximately 270m of fairly easy and well protected climb. Take 13 draws. Pitch 1: 50m, pitch 2: 50m.

Route History:

  • First Ascent: Mario Arnaud & Andre Ribas


Located in Pao de Acucar (Sugarloaf) approx:
Lat/Long: -22.949400,-43.154650

Route Grade Citations

5° V E1 D1 AU:19 YDS:5.9 Community registered grade
18 Marcia Y Kanzaki
5.9 Pedro Novaes
5° V E1 D1 Henrique de Almeida Mendonça

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 89%

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