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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…

Municipal project to build cableway to Chirripó’s peak faces opposition
Conservation
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Conservation
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Municipal project to build cableway to Chirripó’s peak faces opposition

L. Arias - March 5, 2017

The Municipality of Pérez Zeledón, south of San José, approved an initiative to promote the construction of a cableway to Chirripó, Costa Rica’s highest peak. The project,…

US citizen dies on Chirripó Peak trail
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Environment and Wildlife
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US citizen dies on Chirripó Peak trail

The Tico Times - March 14, 2015

A U.S. man, Michael Lee Kathrein, 62, died Friday on the main trail in Costa Rica's Chirripó National Park. He was found 300 meters from the Llano…

Costa Rica sets higher park entrance fees in bid for more revenue for protected areas
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica sets higher park entrance fees in bid for more revenue for protected areas

L. Arias - May 14, 2014

The National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) on April 30 published an updated list of entrance fees to the country’s protected areas. A decree authorizing new fees…