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Cold Surge Chills Costa Rica

Don't have coat or abrigo in Spanish? At least a sweater or windbreaker? You might want to get one if you are going to go out in the mornings or evenings in the coming days. According to the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) - the national...

Climbing Chirripo Mountain: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly!

Chirripo Mountain is the highest mountain in Costa Rica towering over the landscape at 12, 530 ft.  The Mountain is in the Chirripo National Park which covers 125,650 acres and is part of 3 provinces (San Jose, Limon & Cartago).  One a clear day,...

Did Snow Really Fall On Costa Rica’s Chirripó?

The social networks are abuzz with a photo published first on Whatsapp, supposedly of a hill full of frost that, in theory, would be the El Chirripo, leading everyone to think that snow fell on Costa Rica's highest peak at 3,820 meters (12,532 feet). However,...