Minas Gerais Rock Climbing
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.
Fly or drive from Rio de Janeiro or São Paulo.
Climbing Season For the South America area.
Weather station 5.0 miles from here
16 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Minas Gerais
Ninhos 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
PG13 South America
: ... : 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
Latest Regional Forum Messages
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?
From: North Conway
Dec 30, 2013
Is there a source of beta out there for traveling here?