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Face Leste (East Face)

5.9, Trad, 2198 ft (666 m), 16 pitches, Grade III,  Avg: 4 from 9 votes
FA: 1974 Valdinar dos Santos, Jose Bezerra Garrido, Waldemar Ferreira Guimaraes, Guilherme Riberiro
International > S America > Brazil > Rio de Janeiro > Salinas / TrĂªs… > Pico Maior

Description

P1: 5.6 slab, protection at 3/8"
P2: 5.7 slab protection at 3/8"
P3: 5.7 slab with one bolt.
P4: Traverse right, protection at 3/8"
and on and on.

Protection

There are bolts which are very far apart so you'll need a rack. Anchors are mixed. Some bomber some single.

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Leste is one of the 50 classic routes in Brazil. There is a detailed topo in the book.
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from the summit of face leste
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Leste, Pico Maior de Friburgo.
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On the way
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