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 in the suburb of Urca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Climbing on the Morro da Urca, Rio de Janeiro.
The following guidebooks are all reasonably easy to find (once you get to South America!!) and are reasonably accurate and useful.
Guia de Escaladas - Cerro Catedral (Spanish) by Rolando Garibotti.
Cerro Otto - Guia de Escaladas (Spanish)
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
Patagonien (German, Spanish or Italian editions) by Gino Buscaini and Silvio Metzetlin
Cuadernos de Alpinismo - Chaltel (Spanish) Ed. Pyrenaica