Central peaks

106 peaks

Highest peak

Pidurutalagala

8,281 ft / 2,524 m

Most summited peak

Adams Peak

29 summits

Most prominent peak

Pidurutalagala

8,281 ft / 2,524 m prom

Central summits

171 summits

First Ascent Awards

32 of 106 peaks 30%

Top climbing months

March 16%

February 13%

October 12%

Central mountains highlights

"A group of 13 members hiked the peak of Knuckles (1,868 m/ 6,128 ft) yesterday (2017.02.11). we also reached 3 of the four sub-peaks of the Knuckles, walking over 20+ km within the day." - Knuckles, harithaaruna, Feb 11, 2017
"Awesome day trip from Kyanjin Gompa. Looks tough and steep but not too hard! I surprised myself by dragging myself up there after walking from Langtan Village that morning. Awesome awesome views." - Kyanjin Ri, willa, Nov 22, 2016
"Best time to get there around 5.30 to 7 am as you can see the best cloud formations around SL. Also the reflection of mountain through gregory lake giving you priceless satisfaction which you never can buy for money." - Single Tree Hill, kenathperera, Mar 29, 2015
"It was another cool day to Horton's plain. We (Asantha, Thusitha and myself) reached the trail head by 9.00 am and started trekking. The trail ran through forest patches, marshy lands, meadows etc. We reached our destination, the second highest peak in Sri Lanka, completing 8 km trail by 12.00 noon that day. " - Kirigalpota, viraj, Nov 29, 2013
"It was nearly 3.30 pm when we reached the trail head. Still the surrounding was free of mist and we were busy in trekking before the peak get hide with the mist in dusk. The trail was like heaven because it was covered with wild flowers called "Nelu" which bloomed once in eleven years. " - Totupola Kanda, viraj, Nov 29, 2013

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