Elevation (feet): 8,281
Elevation (meters): 2,524
Continent: Asia
Country: Sri Lanka
Range/Region: Sri Lanka
Latitude: 7
Longitude: 80.7833
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Apr, May
Nearest major airport: Katunayaka
Convenient Center: Nuwera Eliya

Thanks to Pramitha Herath for adding this peak.

Sri Lanka's highest mountain, Piduruthalagala, is some 8200 feet above the sea level. The climb will take you through some exciting and anxious moments because of its difficulty in getting to the top. But ones efforts are generously rewarded as the summit provides a bird’s eye view of most of the country and as the climb it self takes a route through the most scenic areas of the country.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There is one trip report for Piduruthalagala.

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  • Log #21144 - by Dr. Vihara Walawwe Jagath Vasanthathilaka on Jan 06, 2008
    Climbing up to the top of the hill needs special authorisation from the Military officials and the existing regulations and the security restrictions prohibits taking photographs on the summit. We...