"Reach for the stars!" Chirripó by darthmilmo

Chirripó Travel Guide: 15 reviews and 28 photos

Parque Nacional Chirripo, a national park of Costa Rica, protects the grounds of the highest peak in Costa Rica. The hike up to the peak takes 2-3 days going from a tropical forest environment, across cloud forest, and finally to tundra like environment on top.

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  • In a nutshell:Get off-the-gringo trail and experience a different Costa Rica!
  • Last visit to Chirripó: Jul 2001
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Dec 12, 2004 at 1:54 PM

    Sounds like quite a climb, but looks like it was worth it for the views!! Very interesting blue vegetation on the side of the mountain beside the accommodations site!!

  • TempNomad's Profile Photo
    Mar 1, 2004 at 2:25 PM

    Ahhh memories. Chirripo remains my fondest memory - despite the cold and blisters!

  • Feb 4, 2003 at 1:07 AM

    Awesome tips, pics, & advice.

  • Jan 15, 2003 at 11:45 AM

    Great country! Amazing trip...

  • herzog63's Profile Photo
    Dec 3, 2002 at 1:23 PM

    Chirripo's summit sounds amazing! Actually all of your hikes look Awesome!! Great Page!

  • call_me_rhia's Profile Photo
    Sep 14, 2002 at 12:30 PM

    mhh costa rica... shall i sawp el salvador and honduras for costarica and nicaragua? or save them for nother trip? i really like ur tips btw ... well done!


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