A trip to Nicaragua would not be complete without trying out volcano boarding: sandboarding down an active volcano—an extreme sport that could have only been created in a place known as the “Land of Lakes and Volcanoes”. Cerro Negro, an imposing dark mass of rock and volcanic ash true to its name (“Black Hill”), is the place to test your fear. Formed in 1850, it is the youngest volcano in Central America, and has erupted more than twenty times. Best of all: it’s still active today. Although the Cerro Negro volcano is relatively small at only 400 meters high, its slopes are incredibly steep. One of these has an incline so dramatic that walking up is impossible, but because it is uniquely composed of volcanic ...
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