Tampomas

TAMPOMAS

Gunung Tampomas is located northeast of Sumedang (480 metres above sea level) – a town famous for its delicious tahu (fried tofu) – and is easily accessible by public transport from Bandung. Whilst no giant in terms of elevation, Tampomas is an easy and enjoyable hike – perfect as the first of the season or as a warm-up for something more challenging.

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Ophir

OPHIR / LEDANG

Mount Ophir – also known as Gunung Ledang – is the highest peak in Johor and the only Ribu on the Malay Peninsula south of Kuala Lumpur. It is rather popular with Singaporean hikers who visit over the weekend or even do a very long day-trip from Singapore. It is located in the Gunung Ledang National Park which is near the town of Tangkak and less than one hour from Melaka.

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Doro Dindi

DORO DINDI

Doro Dindi (previously mistakenly-known as Doro Oromboha) is located to the west of the town of Bima, about 25 kilometres in a straight line (or just an hour on motorbike). The trailhead is at the hill village of Padende (795m) in the Donggo region. Unlike the roasting hot and often bone-dry treeless lowlands of Sumbawa, this highland area is forested and is apparently excellent for farming.

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Ulu Bakar

Facts Elevation: 1,391 m (4,564 ft) Prominence: 1,029 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Peninsular Malaysia Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: Gunung Palas Bagging It! Not much is known about this mountain at present. Practicalities Getting there: Unknown. Accommodation: Unknown. Permits: Unknown. Water sources: Unknown Travel insurance: We recommend World Nomads insurance, which is […]

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Ulu Soh

Facts Elevation: 1,324 m (4,344 ft) Prominence: 1,090 m Ribu category: Kurang Tinggi Province: Peninsular Malaysia Google Earth: kml Rating: Other names: none. Bagging It! Not much is known about this mountain at present. Practicalities Getting there: Penang is the nearest large airport. Sungai Siput is the closest train station. Accommodation: Unknown. Permits: Unknown. Water […]

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