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St. Lucia Pitons – A World Heritage Site
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St. Lucia Pitons
are of course the most photographed landmark on the island.
The Gross Piton
is easier climbed with well established tours that provide transportation to the"Interpretive centre"(a small welcome center of sorts with descriptions and models of the localgeography, geology and plant life).The park service mandates that guides be used when climbing this peak. The guides are parkservice employees that are professional, informative and fun to hike with. The climb averages 2hours to the summit and rewards those that make it with spectacular views of the island andthe Petit Piton. This is a hike, not a climb and although strenuous does not require any specialskills or present much exposure or danger.
is quite different in that there is no welcome center or even a marked trailhead forthat matter. Although no guide is mandatory on this peak, you would be well served finding a