Rocky outcrop just below the peak at Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica.
From Costa Rica stock - forests and creatures
Students ascending Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica. Altitude here is about 3,000m. Note the stunted shrubs that constitute the páramo plant community that exists on a few of the highest peaks in Costa Rica.
Flowering shrub, Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica
Orchid (Telipogon sp.) growing in the understory of an oak forest at about 2,500 m near Cerro de la Muerte, Costa Rica.