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Mount Gimie

St. Lucia
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Ranked #48 of 110 Attractions in St. Lucia
Description: At 3,145 feet, this is the tallest of the island’s pinnacles.
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Castries, St. Lucia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

Mount Gimie! I did this climb December 13th , 2013 and I didn't know what I was in for. Climbing down a steep hill, to crossing a river, walking up and down in nature and after an hour and a half we finally hit the base of the mountain, then all uphill from then. It was an amazing experience but... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We had a fabulous hike up Mt. Gimie over Christmas break. It's the highest point in the West Indies, about a 6 or 7 hr hike in total- rigorous, incredibly lush with a view of the entire island from the top. There's also a refreshing waterfall waiting for you toward the end- so plan to go for a dip. It... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

On January 24, 2012, six colleagues and I, together with two guides, climbed Mount Gimie, the highest point in St Lucia. This is not a near vertical climb like the Petit Piton. It is not a moderate walk like the Gros Piton. It is a long and arduous hike. The weather is important. The summit can be misty and cold.... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2010

Make no mistake about it, this is one tough hike. The hiking guide to the Caribbean that I used lumped this in with a nature preserve trail in the same area and rated both collectively a 2-3 on a scale of 5. That was extremely misleading. Mt. Gimie is 5 out of 5 for steepness, elevation gain, terrain, and potential... More

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