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Extreme Hike

This is an incredible hike, but be prepared to work for it. Plan for about 6-7 hours round trip... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Largo, Florida
Delightful forest walk

A very steep one hour drive took us fro Portsmouth up into the mountains to the Morne Diablotins... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
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At an elevation of 4,747 feet, Dominica’s tallest peak requires a rigorous day hike, but the natural scenery and panoramic views are worth it.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an incredible hike, but be prepared to work for it. Plan for about 6-7 hours round trip depending on weather. The first half going up is pretty straight forward, climbing upward on clearly marked steps made of natural wood. your legs will feel...More

Thank Island_Highlander
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

A very steep one hour drive took us fro Portsmouth up into the mountains to the Morne Diablotins National Park where we walked for about 3km. through the rain forest - in the rain - on the Syndicate Trail. A pleasant enough walk, with lots...More

Thank Kyzyk
Reviewed 17 April 2017

If you are a true hiker, this is a hike you MUST go on when visiting Dominica! If spending 7.5 hours on a trail that is completely vertical does not sound like fun, or if getting your fashionable sports wear ruined in the mud is...More

1  Thank Nick I
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Took us a little over 4 hours to get to the top. First half is a kinda steep trail. Second half is mostly climbing up slippery rocks and going over/under trees that grow sideways. The tree part was a lot of fun, kinda like a...More

3  Thank Christine F
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Well, we did not make it to the top. It was our first full day in Dominica and we were totally not acclimated to the new climate and its hydration needs. We turned back when we were pretty close to the top, but the mud,...More

2  Thank Emily R
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Las Vegas
Reviewed 2 September 2005

Granted he was in tip top shape! 3 twenty somethings and a grandpa conquered this mountain on the 30th of August, 2005. It does indeed have steep terrain, and knarly climbing at the top, but well worth the adventure. We did not use a guide...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 May 2004

the start is quite normal, fairly steep climb from the beginning through high forest, accompanied by wonderful birdsong ( mountainwhistler) But than ! Mud, big slippery blank face boulders to climb, blocking roots and trees, a,most impossible with rucksack to pass. I was stuck several...More

7  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 February 2003

I've hiked many of Dominica's mountains, and this is one of the hardest. Like most of them, it's a stiff 2/3 hour hike straight up. Towards the end, it's some difficult clambering over roots and under or through branches and vegetation. En route, you get...More

10  Thank Steve M
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