Pico Frade – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering
- Elevation: 1450 m
- Difficulty: Technical Climb
- Best months to climb: May, June, July, August
- Convenient center: Tapera
Pico Frade Climbing Notes
Julien from BRAZIL writes:
Best place I ever went in Brazil.
<br/>Better to do : Sleep in Pousada "Breijal" (From Bananal, 1hour at least, by car) one night before doing the trek. Carlinhos is very nice guy and will receive you very well.
<br/>After that, start to walk at maximum 8:00 Am in next day. You will need between 6 and 8 hours to reach the top. Access is not clear and it is mandatory to use tracklog (for example from Wikiloc).
<br/>You can sleep on the top of the peak (space for 2 to 3 tents) and enjoy the wonderful view for sunset and sunrise (all littoral between Angra and Paraty plus Ilha Grande plus Serra da mantiqueira)
<br/>Next day, go back to Pousada Breijal by same way, at least 5 hours to go down.
<br/>There is not technical climbing but last part to access the peak is a little complicate. Only be careful, not necessary climbing material (you can find some old ropes there)
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