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Routes in Capacete

Fata Morgana S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Roberta Groba S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Rudolfo Chermont S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sergio Jacob S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sólidas Illusōes S 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

Description

Capacete is a huge granite block with 2200m located at north side of Três Picos . Some classicals routes include Rofolfo Chermont and CERJ.
Some routes in the NE side reach 600m verticals. The summit is flat, with some water sources in the West side.
The CERJ route or North Face - the most famous route in Capacete - was completed in 1970 by climbers of the CERJ (Centro Excursionista do Rio de Janeiro). That conquest was a standard and a model to the created of others routes in Salinas district until nowadays.

Getting There

The nearest two is Nova Friburgo. To get to here, Drive toward the Sierra to Nova Friburgo then follow the road to Teresópolis until km 46. Turn at the sign "Salinas, São Lourenço, Barracão de Mendes". From this point is just follow the signs to "Três Picos" and drive more 5km approximately to reach the park access and some mountain lodges.
Actual roads are:
Cross Rio-Niterói bridge (14 km) to Niterói. Take BR-101 North to Itaboraí. Take RJ-116 (Rota 116) to Cachoeiros de Macacu to Nova Friburgo. Take RJ-122 to Teresópolis. In 30 km turn to Salinas valley at left. Go to Conquista District then
Santa Cruz District then São Lourenço District. Turn to right to IBELGA School to the end of the road.

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