Prateleiras Peak, Itatiaia

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Geologic Formation Nature / Park
Prateleiras Peak is a dream for the truly adventurous! This stunning natural wonder reaches 2539 m (8300 ft) in altitude, so it’s not for those scared of heights, but the view is absolutely breathtaking who are determined to reach the top. The initial part of the ascent is quite easy, but towards the end it gets more difficult, requiring ropes and lots of courage. It’s recommended to go with a guide and be very prepared with boots, walking sticks, snacks, and water. Walk above the clouds and take in the 360 degree view. To visit Prateleiras Peak and other attractions in Itatiaia, use our Itatiaia itinerary builder.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Went several times to the park and also did Prateleiras, which is the best thing to do after Alguhas Negras. The cilmb is not to difficult and can be done without a giude. When I did the climb it was ...  more »
  • For those who want to have a date with yourself and with the nature, the place is simply impressive, from the first moment you can see the peak you can't look the other way for your magnificence, the Itatiaia National Park is one of the most beautiful places I've ever been to, be prepared for the cold and time change that is characteristic of the place , that just makes the passage for him is one that should be appreciated at every moment. * Take water and even with the cold, drink, because you can have heat stroke without even realizing it, sunscreen also becomes very important; * Warm clothes tbm are a good tip, and fleece anorak, gloves, hat, coat, pants and footwear suitable for the rocky terrain;
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  • The access trail to the peak of shelves is easy to access, but that does not have the habit of walking and hiking can have a bit of trouble with the stones. But should make the track, since, well worth the vista and the energy of peace that the place has.
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  • Fantastic view, not a place with great difficulty, but in some places demand attention.
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  • A walk, but the massive stone giant worth the effort. Indescribable!!!
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  • Ascent of peak (shag rocks ") require experience and skill, a lot of attention (go with a guide if you have no experience and height). Spectacular, awesome place.
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  • A wonderful place. High difficulty. Only with climbing material for your safety. Take the gloves because the hand suffers. His "Summit" (rs) 2,539 m altitude which is at the high end of the Park.
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  • I think the view is even more beautiful than the needles due to the great depression that the peak edge.
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