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Pico das Agulhas Negras

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1.5 Miles 2.4 Kilometers


75%

Runnable

1,168' 356 m

Ascent

-28' -8 m

Descent

15%

Avg Grade (9°)

107%

Max Grade (47°)

9,006' 2,745 m

High

7,843' 2,390 m

Low

Shared By Rafael Porto

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The classic trail to the summit of Agulhas Negras Peak.

Rafael Porto

Dogs No Dogs

Features River/Creek · Views

Some climbers will use ropes in some sections. If you are not comfortable scrambling without ropes, it is not recommended to run the upper portion of this trail.

Description

The trail begins at the Rebouças Shelter; from there, the view of the peak is stunning. The mountain is high and steep and entirely rocky with ridges running from top to bottom resembling needles. While from this vantage point you cannot imagine a way to reach the top, there are in fact several approaches.

This route follows a trail that forks several times in the middle. The trail passes through low vegetation and soon climbs to more rocky terrain. You'll be climbing between the numerous rocks and up rock ramps. From this point, the path becomes very rocky. Some sections require either careful scrambling or the use of rope and other climbing equipment to reach the summit.

From the top of the Agulhas Negras, there are incredible panoramic views of the region including views of the Vale do Paraíba and the peak of the Prateleiras e Planalto Mineiro. On the ridge, there is a crack that separates a rock with a book box to sign. In order to access it, there is a wall of approximately 6 meters that you must descend and climb up the other side to reach the crack.

To return, follow the same path down, taking care on the steep and rocky descents.

Contacts

Land Manager: Parque Nacional do Itatiaia

Jul 1, 2013: Orientations

Jul 1, 2013: Things to Do

Jul 1, 2013: Places to Go

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