Cerro Chirripó

mountain in Costa Rica

Cerro Chirripó is the highest mountain peak of Costa Rica. This mountain is in Chirripó National Park. It is known for its biodiversity. From the mountain, it is possible to see both the Carribean Sea and the Pacific Ocean at the same time on a clear day.[2]

Mount Chirripó
Chirripó Grande Costa Rica hogar de Sibú.jpg
Highest point
Elevation3,820 m (12,530 ft) [1]
Prominence3,727 m (12,228 ft) [1]
Isolation878 kilometres (546 mi)
Coordinates9°29′2.7″N 83°29′19.2″W / 9.484083°N 83.488667°W / 9.484083; -83.488667Coordinates: 9°29′2.7″N 83°29′19.2″W / 9.484083°N 83.488667°W / 9.484083; -83.488667
Mount Chirripó is located in Costa Rica
Mount Chirripó
Mount Chirripó
Location in Costa Rica
LocationChirripó National Park, Costa Rica
Parent rangeTalamanca Range
First ascent1904
Agustin Blessing
Easiest routeHiking


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Central America ultra-prominent peaks". PeakList.org. Retrieved 2007-04-07.
  2. [1] Chirripó National Park guide.