Facts Elevation: 1,533 m (5,030 ft) Prominence: 1,059 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Peninsular Malaysia Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: เขาฮูลูติติปาซา in Thai Bagging It! This obscure mountain lies on or very close to the border with Thailand and is the highest summit of the Sankalakhiri Range. It is rarely climbed – in […]
The steep and impressive Gunung Bongkok lies just to the south of the equally imposing Gunung Parang. They are both of great interest to rock climbers as there are various vertical rock faces on their slopes. This lovely area can easily be explored on a day-trip from Jakarta.
This Ribu is the second most prominent peak in Sulawesi (after Rantemario). It was first climbed in 1840 by James Brooke, an Englishman who later became Raja of Sarawak.
Occasionally people email to ask about the huge massif known as Anjasmoro to the west of Arjuno-Welirang. This is a vast and, for Java, wild range. At the time of writing unless you are on the Wonosalam or Rejosari routes you are unlikely to meet any other hiking groups at all, even on weekends!
Gunung Butak is the highest mountain of a large range west of Malang, East Java. As it is under 3,000m in elevation, it is less popular than other, higher peaks in the region (many of which can be seen from the top). There is a delightful grassy meadow near the summit called Cemoro Kandang which is perfect for camping and the views at the top are spectacular.
Gunung Seminung is one of the most strikingly beautiful mountains in southern Sumatra and is well-known by those who visit Danau Ranau, the lake beneath the mountain and second largest body of water in Sumatra (after Danau Toba in the north).
Gunung Sangga Buana is a small mountain 32km south of Karawang, popular with local villagers who often pray on its slopes.
This Ribu is a huge and complex mountain massif consisting of Talaga Bodas lake and Kawah Saat dry crater in the north, Galunggung crater in the south and the highest peak, Gunung Beuticanar, lying inbetween, amongst a long ridge of forested peaks.
Gunung Patuha is just over 40km from Bandung city. It is the highest peak in the large highland area between the Gede-Pangrango massif and the mountains of Garut. The word ‘patuha’ apparently comes from the words “Pak Tua” (old man).
Facts Elevation: 1,587 m (5,207 ft) Prominence: 1,019 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Papua Barat (West Papua) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Bagging It! An obscure Ribu in the Charles Louis Range that, like many in Papua, we could not find a more specific name for. Lying on the provincial border with […]