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By Dermot O'Sullivan

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A hike up Pedra do Sino mountain in Serra dos Orgãos National Park just outside of Teresópolis is typically done in two days: on day one hikers ascend to the peak, stay in the shelter or campsite, and then descend the following day.

This is a great way to visit the mountain, but for some people, the time, expense, and bureaucracy (demand can often exceed supply at the shelter/campsite) can be off-putting.

And many people assume that, because people usually camp, it is impossible or extremely difficult to . . .

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