Palung (Ponti)

This mountain gives its name to the Gunung Palung National Park and is home to an important biological research station, which is a base for study of the flora and fauna of this fantastic lowland primary rainforest. The highest point is not Gunung Palung, but is the neighbouring summit of Gunung Ponti that based on local folklore is named after a female vampire.

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Kerihun

Facts Elevation: 2,005 m (6,578 ft) Prominence: 1,140 m Ribu category: Tinggi Sedang Province: Kalimantan Barat (West Kalimantan) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Bagging It! This is the highest point in West Kalimantan (assuming you count Bukit Raya as being in Central Kalimantan), and is part of the Betung Kerihun National Park. Pretty […]

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Beturan

Facts Elevation: 1,577 m (5,174 ft) Prominence: 1,369 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Kalimantan Barat (West Kalimantan) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Bagging It! We currently know very little about this peak – please contact us if you can provide any information. Practicalities Getting there: Unknown Accommodation: Unknown Permits: Unknown Water sources: […]

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Berangin

Facts Elevation: 1,652 m (5,420 ft) Prominence: 1,323 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Kalimantan Barat (West Kalimantan) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Bagging It! We currently know very little about this peak – please contact us if you can provide any information. Practicalities Getting there: Unknown Accommodation: Unknown Permits: Unknown Water sources: […]

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Cabang

Facts Elevation: 1,030 m (3,379 ft) Prominence: 1,030 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Kalimantan Barat (West Kalimantan) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Photos Bagging It! Gunung Cabang is the highest point on the island of Karimata which lies to the southwest of mainland Kalimantan. Practicalities Getting there: Public ferry from Pontianak and […]

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Bawang

‘Onion Mountain’ is probably the most accessible hike of any great significance in West Kalimantan. Despite being less than 1500 metres high, the mountain has a huge amount to offer adventurous hikers including gorgeous rivers, pristine forests home to hornbills, pitcher plants, black orchids and all manner of creepy-crawlies plus stunning, panoramic views from the summit. One of the easier mountains to ‘bag’ in Borneo, Gunung Bawang remains relatively unknown to hikers outside of the province.

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Niut

Facts Elevation: 1,701 m (5,581 ft) Prominence: 1,658 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Kalimantan Barat (West Kalimantan) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Photos Bagging It! UPDATE: As of 2017, hikers are not allowed to climb Gunung Niut unless conducting scientific research. A sad and ludicrous situation. You can try emailing the relevant […]

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Tutoop

Facts Elevation: 1,220 m (4,003 ft) Prominence: 1,156 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Kalimantan Barat (West Kalimantan) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: Toetoop on old maps, possibly known as Ngaras Photos Bagging It! We currently know very little about this peak – please contact us if you can provide any information. Practicalities Getting […]

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Sebayan

Facts Elevation:1,368 m (4,488 ft) Prominence: 1,166 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Kalimantan Barat (West Kalimantan) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Bagging It! We currently know very little about this peak – please contact us if you can provide any information. Practicalities Getting there: Unknown Accommodation: Unknown Permits: Unknown Water sources: Unknown […]

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Batutenobong

Facts Elevation: 1,594 m (5,230 ft) Prominence: 1,205 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Kalimantan Barat (West Kalimantan) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Bagging It! We currently know very little about this peak – please contact us if you can provide any information. Practicalities Getting there: Unknown Accommodation: Unknown Permits: Unknown Water sources: […]

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