// Katopasa


Facts

Elevation: 2,825 m (9,268 ft) Prominence: 790 m
Ribu category: Google MarkerSpesial Province: Sulawesi Tengah (Central Sulawesi)
Google Earth: kml Other names: Katapasa
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Katopasa is the slightly lower – but much more popular – neighbour to the rarely-visited Kandela. It is climbed several times a year by student hikers from Palu and other cities in Sulawesi. The summit itself is a sharp, shapely peak. The mountain is home to Anoa (small cattle) and lots of pitcher plants.

Practicalities

Getting there The main road leads along the north coast of this peninsula of Sulawesi between Poso and Luwuk.
Accommodation Unknown.
Permits Unknown.
Water sources Unknown.
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Local Average Monthly Rainfall (mm): luwuk

Location

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2 entries for “Katopasa”

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    The first team who reach Katopasa peak is from Lalimpala FKIP UNTAD in 1996. They start from Mire Village, in Ulu Bongka district, Region Tojo Una-una, at Central Sulawesi. to reach this village, it took 6 hours from Palu by bus.
    The hiking trail is divided in 11 shelters and normally take 3 days to reach the peak. there are 5 spot for getting water: shelter 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8.
    before reach the Katopasa peak, we would reach 3 peaks: Lalimpala peak 2740 m (shelter 9), Tjatjo Thaha peak (shelter 10), and Karaeng peak (shelter 11).

    Posted by Ojan Rajawali | October 3, 2013, 23:16

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