// Sumatera Barat

The provincial capital of West Sumatra is Padang. The province is served by Minangkabau international airport located 23 kilometres north-west of Padang city.

Not far from Padang is the excellent volcano Talang. Further north near the tourist town of Bukittinggi are three great hikes: Marapi, Singgalang and Sago.

A Selection of Photos of West Sumatra’s Ribus

Fresh tiger prints along the ridge near the foot of Gunung Pantaicermin (Dan Quinn, September 2013)Fresh tiger prints along the ridge near the foot of Gunung Pantaicermin (Dan Quinn, September 2013)
Fresh tiger prints along the ridge near the foot of Gunung Pantaicermin (Dan Quinn, September 2013)
Tandikat, Singgalang's active twin painted by Haeckel Wanderbilder (1901)Tandikat, Singgalang’s active twin painted by Haeckel Wanderbilder (1901)
Tandikat, Singgalang’s active twin painted by Haeckel Wanderbilder (1901)
The Singgalang summit from Telaga Dewi (Daniel Quinn, April 2010)The Singgalang summit from Telaga Dewi (Daniel Quinn, April 2010)
The Singgalang summit from Telaga Dewi (Daniel Quinn, April 2010)
View from the lower slopes of Gunung Talakmau (Dan Quinn, May 2013)View from the lower slopes of Gunung Talakmau (Dan Quinn, May 2013)
View from the lower slopes of Gunung Talakmau (Dan Quinn, May 2013)

Map of West Sumatra’s Ribus


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Statistics and Links to West Sumatra’s Ribus

Name Elevation Prominence Ribu Category Island Bagging Info
Talakmau 2,919 m 2,329 m Google MarkerTinggi Sedang Sumatra Yes
Marapi 2,891 m 2,116 m Google MarkerTinggi Sedang Sumatra Yes
Singgalang 2,877 m 1,723 m Google MarkerTinggi Sedang Sumatra Yes
Pantaicermin 2,690 m 1,218 m Google MarkerTinggi Sedang Sumatra Yes
Talang 2,597 m 1,047 m Google MarkerTinggi Sedang Sumatra Yes
Hijau 2,272 m 1,368 m Google MarkerTinggi Sedang Sumatra
Sago 2,271 m 1,388 m Google MarkerTinggi Sedang Sumatra Yes
Malintang 1,994 m 568 m Google MarkerSpesial Sumatra
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