Rajabasa

RAJABASA

Gunung Rajabasa is the southernmost Ribu on the island of Sumatra and, as such, is easily accessible from Jakarta in a weekend. Because of its low height it is unfairly overlooked by many hiking clubs, but this is a positive thing because it means that the forest is still full of wildlife and there is little litter or noise or trail erosion here! Not yet anyway, so enjoy it while you can!

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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 (Kanyi)

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 Kanyi, Rumput, Pueh, Poi, Poe Rating: Photos ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Bagging It! This large mountain range is on the border of Malaysian Sarawak and Indonesian West Kalimantan and recently […]

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