Exploring Panama with the Isthmus Hikers Club

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Twelve years ago a group of friends passionate about outdoor sports decided to create the Isthmus Hikers Club (Club de Excursionistas del Istmo). Anyone who shares their love and interest of learning and immersing in nature can join this group. A modest annual fee of $40 is all the club asks to cover operating expenses.

A group of hikers on the summit of the Baru Volcano, the highest point in Panama about 3,474 meters or 11,398 feet.

A group of hikers on the summit of the Baru Volcano, the highest point in Panama about 3,474 meters or 11,398 feet.

A calendar of activities notifies members of upcoming trips. There are regular trips throughout the country and abroad, with the cooperation of similar clubs in other countries. The best places for hiking are the mountains of Cocle, Santa Fe de Veraguas, Chame and Capira area, and the central mountain range of Chiriqui.

Activities take place around the year in natural locations which are full of adventures. The tours have a token cost, as the club is non-profit. The fee generally covers transportation and guide. Participants should bring camping equipment, appropriate clothing for the activity, food, water, etc. The club sends an information sheet for each tour specifying the equipment that the participants will need.

This is a good way to have fun and meet new people, The Isthmus Hikers Club is located on First Street Perejil, Building 3 space 6 first floor, behind Govimar, the old financial institution. You can visit their web site www.ceipanama.com or write to Gilberto Ceballos

gcebas@cwpanama.net.

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  1. Marie Brooks said:

    I am interested in joining your hiker’s club and joining you on of trips. I live in David, Chiriqui. My cell # 6758-7769

    Thanks, Marie

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