Day 6-8: Las Alturas and Cerro Echandi

Costa Rica travel diary

This was the big climb, the crescendo, what I had been preparing for all summer… the hike up Cerro Echandi. The morning brought a lot of anticipation and preparations as we were getting ready to leave for the long hike and two nights of sleeping out. Very exciting but also a little daunting considering how much more we had to carry along for the duration. We are all carrying sizable backpacks now […]

Preparations for an orchid rainforest expedition

Hiking the mountain rainforests of Costa Rica is going to be a lot of fun! But it is going to be a whole lot more fun with the proper gear and with the right preparations, and sitting in front of the computer for the past few decades does not qualify. So here we go!

I have had a lot of fun this summer gearing up and getting into shape. The looming departure date on November 28 has […]

By | October 7th, 2015|Categories: Costa Rica 2015, Hiking blog|Tags: , , , , |8 Comments
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