Samosir

Facts Elevation: 1,713 m (5,620 ft) Prominence: 806 m Ribu category: Spesial Province: Sumatera Utara (North Sumatra) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Photos Bagging It! This Ribu is the highest point on the volcanic island of Samosir, which lies within the vast Toba caldera complex – a landscape formed 74,000 years ago by […]

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Pusuk Buhit

Facts Elevation: 1,982 m (6,503 ft) Prominence: 810 m Ribu category: Spesial Province: Sumatera Utara (North Sumatra) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Photos Bagging It! This lovely mountain is located near Pangururan just to the west of Samosir island and Lake Toba. It is best known for the (very) hot springs that are […]

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Sibuatan

Facts Elevation: 2,457 m (8,061 ft) Prominence: 1,800 m Ribu category: Tinggi Sedang Province: Sumatera Utara (North Sumatra) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: Sibuaten Photos Bagging It! This Ribu is the highest in North Sumatra, and overlooks the northern end of Lake Toba. It could be considered the highest point of the remnants of […]

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Pangulubao

Facts Elevation: 2,199 m (7,214 ft) Prominence: 1,015 m Ribu category: Tinggi Sedang Province: Sumatera Utara (North Sumatra) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: Bukit Manja Photos Bagging It! Pangulubao is one of North Sumatra’s most accessible mountains and makes an excellent day hike. The trail makes its way through verdant broadleaf, pine, and sphagnum […]

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Lubuk Raya

Facts Elevation: 1,880 m (6,168 ft) Prominence: 874 m Ribu category: Spesial Province: Sumatera Utara (North Sumatra) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Photos Bagging It! “In my area near Padangsidimpuan, North Sumatra, there is a mountain whose name Gunung Raya Lubuk.  I have climbed this mountain 4 times since 2007, but never reached […]

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Sinabung

Gunung Sinabung is a beautiful conical mountain, and due to its close proximity to Medan is one of the most popular hikes in Sumatra. August 29th 2010 saw the first eruption of Sinabung since 1600 which led to thousands of local people being evacuated from their homes. However, as of December 2010, the peak is open for hiking again.

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Sorikmarapi

Facts Elevation: 2,145 m (7,037 ft) Prominence: 1,368 m Ribu category: Tinggi Sedang Province: Sumatera Utara (North Sumatra) Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none Eruptions: 1879, 1892, 1893, 1917, 1970, 1986 Photos Bagging It! This scenic volcano has 2 crater lakes – the largest of which is called Danau Merah – and is reached […]

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Malea

Facts Elevation: 2,199 m (7,215 ft) Prominence: 1,422 m Ribu category: Tinggi Sedang Province: Sumatera Utara (North Sumatra) 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 – take […]

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