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Climbing Chirripo gives you the opportunity to keep enjoying your travels in Costa Rica while we make all the necessary arrangements in order to receive your entrance tickets to the national park.
San Gerardo De Rivas, Costa Rica
+506 2772 5215
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a test of stamina and endurance, It's 14km to the top, the path through the national park is well marked but we did have a guide. After 7K we stayed at the mountain lodge overnight and headed for the summit at 0230, it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 08sk73
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

I am a big hiking lover so Chirippo was one of the first things on my Costarica list. Sadly I haven’t been able to get a bed in camp, but I decided to hike it anyway. It is totally doable in a day!! My hike...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Neza91
Reviewed May 15, 2016

We hiked Chirripo in one day, starting at 1 AM and getting back at around 5 PM. Hardest single day hike of my life, but the cloudless view from the peak - where we lingered for an hour with no crowds - was completely worth...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Donald Quintin B
Reviewed April 24, 2016

I would not recommend to do it in 1 day, 2 is a minimum. You HAVE TO see the sunrise on the top, leave the lodge at 2.30am to be a the sommet at 5am It was beautiful and rewarding BTW you don't need to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Julien P
Reviewed April 10, 2016

We stayed at Pelicano hotel in San Gerardo and started climbing Chirripo at 4:50 am. We made it in about 3 hours to the 7.5KM break place and then another 4 hours till the Albuergue Crestones. It was a very tough hiking but we loved...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

I started at 9 p.m. in the evening. Reached the summit at 4 a.m. in the morning for the sunrise and hiked all the way down and arrived at san gerardo at 11 a.m. the next day. The path is easy to find in the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Knipser88
Reviewed January 29, 2016

Hiking Chirripo is definitely worth all the energy it will drain from you, as it is incredibly rewarding. The sunrise views from the top of Cerro Chirripó and Los Crestones are simply stunning (if you have the luck to arrive there during a clear sky)....More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank El_Flying_Dutchman
Reviewed January 14, 2016

Tough hike but watching the sunrise on summit was well worth the pain. Now that we'd had a couple weeks to heal, we'd definitely do it again.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank markgG7059MF
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