SINGING ROCK athlete Felipe Camargo repeated "Era Vella" (9a) in Margalef, Spain in 22 June 2015. Felipe is on an almost three-months climbing trip to Europe. His first stop was in Spain.
Professional climbers David Lama and Felipe Camargo set out to conquer one of the most difficult and mystical routes in all of Brazil, "Atalho Do Diablo", also known as the Devil's Shortcut.
The Thrill Of Brazil: After meeting US climber Paul Robinson five years ago during a visit to Colorado, Brazilian local Felipe Camargo has been desperate to show Paul the climbing in his native country. After years of nagging/gentle reminders, Paul is finally in Brazil and straight out of the gate, things are looking good for a successful trip.
In this video, Felipe Camargo flows, freely, through one of the most beautiful and impressive roofs of Ouro Preto, making the first ascent of the hard "Libertadores", a V14. It's an intense sequence of small crimps, with a long dyno to a bad sloper in the end.