Volcan Pacaya

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Volcan Pacaya is a walk-up, but an adventure nonetheless.  One can literally walk to the edge of the active volcano and peak down into the crater. There is no lava. It is windy, smoky and hot.  The most common approach is with a tour guide out of Antigua. Thus, most of the climbers are gringos.

Elevation (feet): 8,373
Elevation (meters): 2,552
Continent: North America
Country: Guatemala
Range/Region: Guatemala Ranges
Latitude: 14.469462
Longitude: -90.765813
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Volcanic status: Active
Most recent eruption: ??
Nearest major airport: Guatemala City
Convenient Center: not needed

Thanks to Karen for adding this peak.

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