Mogoton

Elevation: 2106 m (6909 ft)
Location: Nicaragua, Neuva Segovia province, 13° 46′ N; 86° 23′ W

Distinction: Highest mountain in Nicaragua, lowest of the Panamerican Peaks.

Photos of Pico Mogoton.

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Summary: I climbed Pico Mogoton in December 2009 with local guide Roberto Castellanos in one day. It is a somewhat remote mountain, with some pathfinding and scrambling required over boulders in a riverbed and up steep slopes through the underbrush. The area near the top has been mined some time ago due to a border dispute between Nicaragua and Honduras, another reason not to venture into this territory without a guide.

The climb is described in the Blog post ‘Summit on Pico Mogoton‘.

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