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Chirripo Costa Rica

Cerro Chirripo is the highest mountain in Costa Rica. Its peak reaches 3880 meters above the sea level. In its upper part it is covered by a vast expanse of Paramo, in the lower parts there is abundant cloud forest and tropical forest in its even lower slopes. The Chirripo is one of the favorite destinations for hikers and adventure tourist. There are guided tours of two days and three days that include a strong hike to the peak, with lodging, food and bilingual guide included. One of the biggest attractions are the glacial lakes in the upper sections of the mountain and the breathtaking cliffs or bluffs, located near the peak. On a day with good visibility, you can see the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean at the same time. For climbing Cerro Chirripo, is required to have a certain fitness level, in addition to carrying warm clothes for the nights which are very cold.

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