Central peaks

106 peaks

Highest peak


8,281 ft / 2,524 m

Most summited peak

Adams Peak

32 summits

Most prominent peak


8,281 ft / 2,524 m prom

Central summits

177 summits

First Ascent Awards

32 of 106 peaks 30%

Top climbing months

March 15%

February 14%

October 11%

Central mountains highlights

"Annual Hike to Adams Peak with Kandy District President Scouts and President Guides Association. Climbed via Nallathannia and Descended to Palabaddala Ratnapura. A crew of 27 took part." - Adams Peak, ravindratammita, Feb 16, 2018
"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 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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