Sidole

SIDOLE

Gunung Sidole is the highest point of a long mountain range which stretches northwards from the city of Palu. These hills are densely-forested ridges with a remote atmosphere, yet this is the narrowest part of the island of Sulawesi, with less than 30 kilometres from west coast to east coast. Views to both coasts can be enjoyed from the summit of Gunung Sidole, and the trail is becoming increasingly popular.

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Fatu Timau

Fatu Timau is a beautiful little mountain that appears pyramid-shaped from many angles. It’s one of the easiest Ribus to bag as its only about 400 metres from the carpark to the summit. Unlike most mountains in Indonesia, that are volcanic, mountains in Timor are non-volcanic. Few foreigners and even locals visit this area so don’t be surprised if they are bemused to see you!

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Muria

Muria is actually a mountain range with different peaks, of which Songolikur is the highest. Despite the spectacular views of the Central Java mountains and northern coastline from the summit, and the shortness of the hike itself, relatively few hikers come from afar specifically in order to climb it. However, this region north of Kudus is a place of pilgrimage as it was very important during the beginnings of Islam in Java. The mountain is dotted with cairns, prayer huts, small statues and warungs.

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Gay

Facts Elevation: 1,476 m (4,843 ft) Prominence: 1,099 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Kalimantan Timur (East Kalimantan) Google Earth: kml Other names: Guguang Rating: Photos ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Bagging It! According to Nepenthes expert Alastair Robinson, the mountain is ‘called Gunung Guguang or Gunung Gay depending on who you talk to. There are […]

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Matabulawa

Facts Elevation: 1,964 m (6,444 ft) Prominence: 1,756 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Sulawesi Utara (North Sulawesi) Google Earth: kml Other names: Rating: 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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Berumput

Facts Elevation: 1,590 m (5,217 ft) Prominence: 1,559 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Kalimantan Barat (West Kalimantan) Google Earth: kml Other names: Mount Pueh, Poi, Poe Rating: Bagging It! We currently know very little about this peak – please contact us if you can provide any information. Practicalities Getting there The nearest city is […]

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Pesawaran (Ratai)

The large, forested Pesawaran – Ratai mountain range lies to the southwest of Bandar Lampung yet it is very rarely climbed by hikers – our trip here was the first since 2007! From the summit ridge of the highest peak Ratai there are excellent views to surrounding forest and the Lampung coastline and you will almost certainly hear the calls of siamangs who live in this remarkably wild area.

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