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Costa Rica Coast to Coast_

From the Pacific to the Caribbean by foot

Also in Cartago, Costa RicaLimón, Costa RicaSan José, Costa Rica

Hiking Severe

196 km
7.1 km
7.1 km
1 day +
Low Point
0 m
High Point
3.3 km
Costa Rica Coast to Coast_ Map

This is a popular hiking route which is generally considered to be severe. It's very remote, it features high exposure and is typically done in April, May and September. From a low point of 0 m to the maximum altitude of 3.3 km, the route covers 196 km, 7066 vertical metres of ascent and 7069 vertical metres of descent.


Desde Playa Dominical Subiendo por Paso del Los Indios, Bajando por Rio Chiripo hasta Chirripo Abajo y desde Cruce Lagunas De Ayil-Grano de Oro hasta Corina- Y desde Corina por el Rio Chirripo hasta el caribe.



Hiking challenging trails where simple scrambling, with the occasional use of the hands, is a distinct possibility. The trails are often filled with all manner of obstacles both small and large, and the hills are very steep. Obstacles and challenges are often unexpected and can be unpredictable.

High Exposure

3 out of 4

Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.


3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

in April, May and September