San Pedro

Elevation (feet): 9,908
Elevation (meters): 3,020
Continent: North America
Country: Guatemala
Range/Region: Sierra Madre del Sur
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec
Nearest major airport: La Aurora, Guatemala City
Convenient Center: San Pedro La Laguna, Solola

Thanks to Jonathan Boarini for adding this peak.

One of the most photographed volcanoes in Guatemala, San Pedro is one of three volcanoes that dominate the lake Atitlan horizon. A very easy climb, it takes about 3 hours to climb it. View of the lake from the top is absolutely incredible, as well as other volcanoes such as Acatenango, Fuego, Atitlan and Toliman. Guides can be secured at San Pedro. Excellent camping spot in the crater edge. Email me for more info.

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Trip Reports

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

There are 3 trip reports for San Pedro.

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  • Log #21912 - by Christian Rodriguez on Feb 18, 2010
    Awesome hike in middle of the rainforest. Note: the real summit is 40 minutes far of the wrongly marked sign.
  • Log #13377 - by Jose Alberto Franco on Sep 09, 2001
    Well, by this dates we have, in Guatemala, the rainy season, so, as natural as it could be, it rained. Even though we had fun, it wasn't really cold, but the wet clothes were hard to handle. We...
  • Log #13378 - by Roger Wesson on Nov 24, 2000
    This is a fantastic climb. From the village of San Pedro to the top took me just under four hours. It's tough going, but bloody hell what a view from the top. High over the beautiful Lake Atitlan,...