This is the highest peak in Costa Rica The "Cerro Chirripo" is the tallest mountain in Costa Rica. It stands at 3,832 meters above sea level. On clear days, half of the country and both oceans can be seen from the summit
This peak belongs to the Talamanca mountain ridge that forms part of the "La Amistad National Park" which comprises a large span of mountain forests and valleys extending into Panama.
Before getting to the top of the mountain, there are some pristine glacial valleys and lakes that make this challenging climb a breath-taking experience.
There is a confortable refuge ran by the National Park service about 4 hours from the summit that serves as a base for existing hikes to the peaks of various mountains like Chirripo, Ventisqueros, Crestones and others.
There are excursions organized constantly to climb these mountains as it is a popular and experience for Costa Ricans and all visitors alike. Picture taken from the Costa Rica Photo Collection