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‘Casa Alegría’ butterfly dome drawing visitors to Canaan de Rivas
Ecotourism
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Ecotourism
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‘Casa Alegría’ butterfly dome drawing visitors to Canaan de Rivas

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 27, 2019

For too long, says Jose Lobo, visitors eager to hike nearby Cerro Chirripó would blow through the village of Canaan de Rivas, leaving nothing behind but the…

What’s going on with reservations for Chirripó National Park?
Chirripó
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Chirripó
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What’s going on with reservations for Chirripó National Park?

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 13, 2019

If you’ve tried recently to schedule a trip to Chirripó National Park, home to Costa Rica’s tallest mountain and miles of excellent hiking trails, you might have…

Hiking Chirripó: Journey to the top of the world
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Hiking Chirripó: Journey to the top of the world

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 29, 2018

CERRO CHIRRIPÓ — My biggest piece of advice as you hike Costa Rica’s tallest mountain: Don’t look up. If you do, you’ll understand exactly how much farther…

Making a difference in a one-of-a-kind town
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Making a difference in a one-of-a-kind town

Wystan Bryant-Scott and Justin Sabath - May 24, 2015

The smoothly paved road abruptly turns to dirt and gravel as you hike up into a verdant mountain vale. You’ve decided to stay with a local family;…

Severe blaze extinguished in Chirripó National Park, but forest fire still rages in surrounding area
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Severe blaze extinguished in Chirripó National Park, but forest fire still rages in surrounding area

The Tico Times - April 9, 2014

Firefighters have extinguished a severe forest fire in Chirripó National Park in Costa Rica's southeastern region. The fire burned through a total of eight hectares of the…

Forest fire spreads to Chirripó National Park
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Forest fire spreads to Chirripó National Park

The Tico Times - April 4, 2014

A severe forest fire in Costa Rica’s southeastern region has spread to Chirripó National Park, officials from Costa Rica’s National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) said. The…

The race up Costa Rica’s highest peak
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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The race up Costa Rica’s highest peak

The Tico Times - February 16, 2014

Climbing 300 meters of the steep trail at Costa Rica's highest peak, Cerro Chirripó, turned this reporter into a sweating, panting mess. The Chirripó trail is one…