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  • Montain Quizaltepe

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    Alpine Climbing
    near El Cebollín, Boaco (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    3.76mi
    Elevation +
    1923f
    TrailRank
    56| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Montain Quizaltepe Photo of Montain Quizaltepe Photo of Montain Quizaltepe

    In San Lorenzo, municipality of the department of Boaco, stands the imposing monolith of Quizaltepe, one of the largest in Nicaragua, whose beauty and mystery charms the people who dare to explore it. In it there are wat...

    Muy buen track también practico montañismo no se mira difícil el ascenso
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  • Matagalpa - san ramon

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    Hiking
    near Matagalpa, Matagalpa (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    9.51mi
    Elevation +
    2753f
    TrailRank
    45
    Photo of Matagalpa - san ramon Photo of Matagalpa - san ramon Photo of Matagalpa - san ramon

    Hike between matagalpa and san ramon by the cerro apante natural réserve Having a gps should be a very good idea, mostly because the landscapes are changing with the implantation of coffee farm ! Lovely hike, possibili...

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  • Hiking Telica volcano

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    Hiking
    near San Jacinto, León (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    13.18mi
    Elevation +
    2484f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo of Hiking Telica volcano Photo of Hiking Telica volcano Photo of Hiking Telica volcano

    Hike to the top of the volcano Telica and his huge crater We did this hike on two days with a night near to the top of the crater. It's possible to do it in one day but it's very nice to sleep over there. Nice plce to...

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  • Volcan Cosiguina from Potosi

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    Hiking
    near Potosí, Chinandega (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    11.14mi
    Elevation +
    2454f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo of Volcan Cosiguina from Potosi Photo of Volcan Cosiguina from Potosi Photo of Volcan Cosiguina from Potosi

    Quite easy hike to go on the top of the Cosiguina Volcan. Breathtaking views on 3 differents country ! We did this hike in two days from leon, with camping at the top, just near the laguna, AMAZING !! (Without guide b...

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  • 365 Isletas

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    Kayak\/Canoe
    near Puerto de Asese, Granada (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    2.92nm
    Elevation +
    148f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of 365 Isletas Photo of 365 Isletas Photo of 365 Isletas

    A short trip around the islands that dot the harbour near Granada. An eruption of the nearby Mombacho Volcano some 1,500 years ago created this beautiful site in Lake Nicaragua. Water was very warm and the people are fri...

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  • Volcan Telica desde la Quimera

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    Hiking
    near Río Grande, León (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    9.96mi
    Elevation +
    2431f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo of Volcan Telica desde la Quimera Photo of Volcan Telica desde la Quimera Photo of Volcan Telica desde la Quimera

    the first hour rises slowly through the tropical dry forest. then the main accent Beginns after "el punto banano". less then one hour the path winds up steeply untill reaching the old crater where you can set up camp. t...

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  • crater hike

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    Hiking
    near La Quinta, Granada (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    4.61mi
    Elevation +
    722f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo of crater hike Photo of crater hike Photo of crater hike

    Our objective was to hike to Laguna de Apoyo but it didn't work out quite as planned. We started in a poor neighbourhood and joined up with a road that leads to the top. At the top there was several new buildings (no one...

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  • Volcan San Cristobal

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    Hiking
    near El Pellisco, Chinandega (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    9.31mi
    Elevation +
    4993f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo of Volcan San Cristobal Photo of Volcan San Cristobal Photo of Volcan San Cristobal

    Hike to the top of San Cristobal on two days with a night at the Finca Las Rojas, AMAZING ! (Me contacter pour les infos en francais!) The hike can start at the beginning of the earth road. You can reach this point by...

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  • Volcan El Hoyo

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    Hiking
    near San Pedro, León (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    4.25mi
    Elevation +
    1785f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Volcan El Hoyo Photo of Volcan El Hoyo Photo of Volcan El Hoyo

    Hiking Volcan El Hoyo is an awesome experience in Nicaragua. Also known as El Hoyo Volcano and Cerro El Hoyo, the peak of this volcano is a great place to watch sunrise and sunset. That's why El Hoyo is one of the best s...

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  • Tilica

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    Hiking
    near Comarca El Jicarito, León (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    13.79mi
    Elevation +
    2618f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo of Tilica Photo of Tilica Photo of Tilica

    León is a big city located on the West of Nicaragua. It's a student city, surrounded by volcanoes. In this track we started on our hostel (Lazy Bones hostel) and took a bus to the start of the track. Then we continued ...

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  • Vulcano San Cristobal

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Chinandega, Chinandega (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    12.33mi
    Elevation +
    5013f
    TrailRank
    29
    Photo of Vulcano San Cristobal Photo of Vulcano San Cristobal Photo of Vulcano San Cristobal

    Combination of 4x4 track up to trailhead, then by foot 4hrs ascent, 2 hours down. Heavy boots and hiking poles recommended since lots of back-sliding on loose scree.

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  • Las Pilas-El Hoyo Volcan El Hoyo

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    Unspecified
    near San Pedro, León (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    7.54mi
    Elevation +
    1864f
    TrailRank
    29

    Not too difficult but difficult enough During the winter the hills are easy to deal with, on summer days expect to slide a bit in every step. 50% percent or more is kind of flat Great view of Momotombo Volcano and Lake X...

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  • Hike in selva Negra

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    Hiking
    near Santa Maria de Ostuma, Matagalpa (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    3.19mi
    Elevation +
    892f
    TrailRank
    29
    Photo of Hike in selva Negra Photo of Hike in selva Negra Photo of Hike in selva Negra

    Nice hike in the natural reserve Selva Negra This hike make the big tour of the reserve but is easy to do. We took several differents path, all is well good indicate, juste need to take a map at the entrance ! You ca...

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  • GRANADA- LAS ISLETAS

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    Mountain Bike
    near Granada, Granada (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    5.33mi
    Elevation +
    23f
    TrailRank
    28
    Photo of GRANADA- LAS ISLETAS Photo of GRANADA- LAS ISLETAS Photo of GRANADA- LAS ISLETAS

    UNA MANERA DIFERENTE DE CONOCER LA VEGETACIÓN Y POBLACIÓN LOCAL DE LAS ISLETAS. NO HAY NECESIDAD DE COGER UN BARCO PARA CUMPLIR CON ESTE MARAVILLOSO DESEO. AVISO POR FAVOR TENGA MUCHO CUIDADO A LO LARGO DE LA COSTA DE...

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  • Mombacho north face

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    Hiking
    near Santa Teresa, Granada (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    5.43mi
    Elevation +
    1093f
    TrailRank
    28
    Photo of Mombacho north face Photo of Mombacho north face Photo of Mombacho north face

    Rob, a fellow Canadian, visited us at Mombacho Lodge. This is the trail we took from the lodge to his house. It crosses lots of private property and should not be done without special permission from the Lodge and Rob. I...

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  • Mombacho Volcano (All Around)

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    Mountain Bike
    near Cutirre, Granada (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    34.55mi
    Elevation +
    6496f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo of Mombacho Volcano (All Around)

    Completely Around Mombacho Leaving from Granada. Great Views of Isletas and Zapatera Islands. Very Rocky Ascent but rewarding. Very hot return. Not advisable for anybody who doesn't like to walk their bikes down rocky u...

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  • Vuelta volcan Maderas

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    Mountain Bike
    near Balque, Rivas (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    25.33mi
    Elevation +
    1312f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo of Vuelta volcan Maderas Photo of Vuelta volcan Maderas Photo of Vuelta volcan Maderas

    Bumpy ride on very rocky road, dual suspension MTB recommended. Beautiful scenery and moderately hot thanks to the nice breeze! Afterwards swimming in the fresh water pools of "Ojo de Agua" which is the best way to finis...

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  • TREKKING GRANADA- LAS ISLETAS

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    Hiking
    near Granada, Granada (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    5.34mi
    Elevation +
    23f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo of TREKKING GRANADA- LAS ISLETAS Photo of TREKKING GRANADA- LAS ISLETAS Photo of TREKKING GRANADA- LAS ISLETAS

    UNA MANERA DIFERENTE DE CONOCER LA VEGETACIÓN Y POBLACIÓN LOCAL DE LAS ISLETAS. NO HAY NECESIDAD DE COGER UN BARCO PARA CUMPLIR CON ESTE MARAVILLOSO DESEO. AVISO POR FAVOR TENGA MUCHO CUIDADO A LO LARGO DE LA COSTA DE...

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  • Selva Negra

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    Hiking
    near Santa Maria de Ostuma, Matagalpa (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    4.00mi
    Elevation +
    1083f
    TrailRank
    26
    Photo of Selva Negra Photo of Selva Negra

    Entry fees (since March 1st 2016): 100cordobas. Worth it. Walk in a protected cloud forest. The trails are moddy, it's the only difficulty. No real nice view on the top but the vegetation is amazing.

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  • Mombacho north west base

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    Hiking
    near El Progreso, Granada (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    5.14mi
    Elevation +
    978f
    TrailRank
    26
    Photo of Mombacho north west base Photo of Mombacho north west base Photo of Mombacho north west base

    Mixture of farmland, some poor neighbourhoods and some tropical forest.The pastures and fields give way to tropical forest as you climb up the mountain. Some of the trail is on streets, a section (from 4.3 - 5.1km) along...

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  • Masaya

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    Hiking
    near Masaya, Masaya (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    7.13mi
    Elevation +
    725f
    TrailRank
    26
    Photo of Masaya Photo of Masaya Photo of Masaya

    Mirador of Masaya lagoon. Small park with trails (1km) in construction (free entry for the moment). The park gives nice views of the lake and pre-colombian drawings on the rocks. A guardian followed us during the walk.

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  • Popoyo Chococentro Reserve Loop

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    Mountain Bike
    near El Astillero, Rivas (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    28.02mi
    Elevation +
    1631f
    TrailRank
    24
    Photo of Popoyo Chococentro Reserve Loop Photo of Popoyo Chococentro Reserve Loop Photo of Popoyo Chococentro Reserve Loop

    Steep climbs, no stores. Bring plenty of water. Nice views, nice people. Stop at the Turtle Sanctuary.

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  • Beach hike

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    Hiking
    near San José del Mombacho, Granada (Nicaragua)
    Distance
    1.53mi
    Elevation +
    171f
    TrailRank
    24
    Photo of Beach hike Photo of Beach hike Photo of Beach hike

    We wanted to see the lake, walk the dog and stretch our legs so we took this short hike along the road to a beach on Lake Nicaragua. The road is easy to follow, not heavily traveled (saw no vehicles) and access is restri...

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