Pico da Neblina
|Range/Region:||Southern Guiana Highlands|
|Year first climbed:||1965|
|First successful climber(s):||Brazilian Army Team|
|Nearest major airport:||Manaus|
Highest Mountain in Brazil,situated near the Brazilian-Venezuelan border."Neblina" means Fog in portuguese.Until 1962 it was belived that Pico 31 de Mar? was the highest in brazil, but in that year new researches made in the remote Pico da Neblina came to conclusion that Neblina was 22 meters higher than 31 de Mar?.In 1965 Pico da Neblina was firts climbed by a team of the Brazilian army,the expedition proved that Pico da Neblina was indeed the highest in Brazil,and was inside Brazilian borders, proving wrong the Venezuelan claim that the Peak was in Venezuelan Terrritory.In the summit there is a metal plate, marking the highest point in Brazilian territory and a Brazilian flag that is changed annualy by climbers of the Brazilian Army.
Thanks to Fernando Loureiro for this description.
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NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 4 trip reports for Pico da Neblina.
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- Log #15061 - by PETER HERZOG on Mar 25, 2004unforgettable!!!! On the way we had the opportunity ro visit a yanomami village (you need an specific license), were interesting.
- Log #15062 - by Rowan Castle on Jan 18, 2004As an addition to my original summit log below, photos of pico da neblina and other info about the climb are now on my website (www.rowan-castle.com).
- Log #15063 - by
Rafael Apocalypse on Feb 22, 2003I'm preparing a expedition to this peak, and I'm interested in some news, rotes, and histories, from who ever summited. please send to this e-mail: email@example.com
- Log #15064 - by George Zenz on Apr 22, 2001Book (German) availaible "Reisetagebuch" by Georg Zenz