La Pelona

Second highest mountain in the Dominican Republic, and in all of the Caribbean for that matter. Considered by some as a twin summit of Pico Duarte, to which it is united by a 1 mile long and narrow col called Valle de Lilis. Some believe it is taller than the Pico Duarte itself.

Elevation (feet): 10,180
Elevation (meters): 3,085
Continent: North America
Country: Dominican Republic
Range/Region: Hispaniola
Best months for climbing: Jan, Dec
Nearest major airport: Aeropuerto Cibao, Santiago
Convenient Center: Jarabacoa, La Vega

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Trip Reports

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

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  • Log #13181 - by Miguel "MR_CuYaYa" Rodriguez on Feb 18, 2000
    Even though it is almost or just as tall as the Pico Duarte, not many apreciate second best. The climb up La Pelona from Bao valley is infiniteley longer and harder than the climb from ComparticiĆ³n,...