DIY-Climbing an Active Volcano: La Soufrière

LA SOUFRIÈRE FAST FACTS:

  • Pronounced as [soo-fryer]
  • La Soufrière is an active volcano known as the highest peak at 1234 m (4049 ft) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
  • The earliest recorded eruption was in March 26, 1718 and the last one was in April 1979 with no known casualties.
  • The forest’s physical structure and vegetation changes as you go higher.
  • There are three major forest types on Soufrière: Montane Rain Forest, Palm Brake and Elfin Woodland.
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