Christoffelberg Climber's Log

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Shaylee - Dec 9, 2016 9:27 am Date Climbed: Nov 26, 2016

Christoffelberg  Sucess!



Scott - Dec 5, 2016 3:02 pm Date Climbed: Nov 28, 2016

Christoffelberg  Sucess!

In the morning, Shaylee and I climbed Christoffelberg, the highest point on Curacao. We took a few wrong turns getting there from the aquarium, but once were on the made road, we went right there.

At the beginning of the hike, I soaked my shirt in the creek that was there, but it didn't do much good because of the really high humidity.

The peak was actually a very interesting climb and the mountain was more impressive than its elevation would indicate. It rained a little, so the steep scramble was a little slippery. The vegetation was really interesting as well.

From the summit, we could see all the way to South America. There were many colorful beetles on top which would land on us and cover us.

On the way down we saw a small snake and two really big iguanas. We got back just in time since it started raining really hard just after we reached the rental car.

On the way back, we visited the Hato Caves. These are commercial caves, but they were really beautiful and interesting. We saw another iguana in the tree as well.

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Apr 20, 2015 1:10 am

Standard route  Sucess!

Driving the rental at here without directions (no one
At our resort could describe how to get here!) was half the fun. Beautiful hike - if hot and steamy - enjoyed the plant life along the way and the easy scramble to make the top. Shares the summit with Dutch, Canadians and
Others. Great views! Happy to sip a drink in the pool at the beach later that day.


mthomas - Jun 7, 2014 12:12 pm Date Climbed: Jun 1, 2014

Hot Climb

Couple hours round trip. Quick but hot climb.


Tracy - Dec 27, 2011 2:43 am Date Climbed: Dec 23, 2011

One of 4 Caribbean highpoints in a week  Sucess!

My family and I cruised the southern Caribbean on an 8-night voyage out of San Juan, Puerto Rico. I hiked this one using a rental car out of Willemstad. I met a couple (Peter and Chantelle)from the Toronto area at the trailhead and hiked with them most of the way up. This summit was preceded by successful summits of Pic Paradis, St. Martin on 12/19 and Mount Branderis, Bonaire on 12/22; and followed by a successful summit of Mount Jamanota, Aruba on 12/24.


velodurt - Feb 26, 2009 4:00 pm Date Climbed: Feb 9, 2009

Christoffel Route  Sucess!

Christoffelberg is another fantastic Caribbean hiking experience - you can't beat the views and the adventure!
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Olaf - Dec 7, 2005 2:24 pm

Route Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: August 22, 2004  Sucess!

Lovely hike but very very hot. This is the 6th time I climb this hill and I love the wide view over the island.

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