OverviewMorro Dois Irmãos
( Two Brothers Mountain) is one of the most beautiful symbols of Rio de Janeiro. The mountain rises inside the South Zone, between Leblon
and São Conrado beaches
. The best place to see the majestic form of this mountain is from Ipanema, but Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas offer an impressive view of the mountain too. Close to beaches, buildings, shopping centers and streets, this mountain is surrounded by two poor communities called “favelas”
. Vidigal and Rocinha surround the mountain by North, West and South sides, ruining the image.
There are 2 mountains in one massif : Irmão Maior ( 533m
) and Irmão Menor ( 421m
There aren't Campings in the mountain perimeter. It's dangerous.
The access is free;
No taxes or fees;
Just go there with an experient guide!
The place is dangerous to climb alone
Getting ThereMorro Dois Irmãos – Rio de Janeiro South Zone
The mountain is between two districts: Leblon and São Conrado. The access is from Mirante do Leblon, in the end of Leblon beach. There are an easy trail to the base of Irmão Menor and Maior.
Dois Irmãos and Ipanema
Routes Irmão Maior ( 533m )
Baden Powell Wall 4°Ivsup C / Free Route – 5°Visup
Dias Paes ???
Patrick White 6°V A1
Paulo Ferreira 5°VI
Urubu Pass 2°II
Irmão Menor ( 421m )
Anta & Anta S.A. 3°IVsup
Bill Liberou 3°Ivsup
Ivo Pereira 2° II
Pedro Carauta ???
Sombra e Água Fresca 6°VI
Vera Regina 4°IV A1
When to Climb
Whole year is good to climb Dois Irmãos. At summer, the temperature reach 40°C
– Do not choose this days to climb.
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