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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
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
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
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
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
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
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