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Rock Climbing in South America

Some information on rock climbing in various countries can be reached from this index page.

Details of our climbing holidays in Brazil are on a separate page.

Rock climbing at 4200m, at Hatunmachay near Huaraz, Peru

Rock climbing at 4300m, at Hatunmachay near Huaraz, Peru


Venezuela

Colombia

Peru

Bolivia

Brazil

Chile

Argentina

K" climb to the Cristo Redentor monument, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The K2 climb to finish at the Cristo Redentor monument, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 


Guidebooks

The following guidebooks are all reasonably easy to find (often only once you get to South America!!) and are reasonably accurate and useful.

Argentina

Guia de Escaladas - Cerro Catedral  (Spanish)   by Rolando Garibotti.

Cerro Otto - Guia de Escaladas  (Spanish) 

 Brazil  

Guia de Escaladas - Urca    (Portuguese) by Flavio Deflon and Delson Queiroz

Guia de Escaladas do Itatiaia (Portuguese)   by Alberto and Correa Guedes

Guia de Escaladas - Tres Picos  (Portuguese)  by Alexandre Portela and Sergio Tartari  and Isabella de Paoli

Peru

Huaraz - Rock Climbing Guide -- a nice book that includes Hatunmachay, Los Olivos, Llaca and big wall routes on the Sphinx etc, plus lots of bouldering, widely available in Huaraz

Toposperu.com -- Online topos for some of the most popular areas

Patagonia

Patagonien (German, Spanish or Italian editions) by Gino Buscaini and Silvio Metzetlin

 


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