The provincial capital of South Sumatra is Palembang which in ancient times used to be the centre of the Buddhist Sriwijaya empire.

The highest peak here is the excellent Dempo near Pagar Alam. Patah has been climbed a handful of times, requiring a week or longer. Bukit Jempol, also known as Bukit Serelo, is popular with local rock climbers.

A Selection of Photos of South Sumatra’s Ribus

Map of South Sumatra’s Ribus

Download these peaks as a kml file.

Statistics and Links to South Sumatra’s Ribus




Ribu Category     


Dempo 3,173 m 2,450 m Google MarkerSangat Tinggi Sumatra  
Patah 2,850 m 1,635 m Google MarkerTinggi Sedang Sumatra  
Pasu 2,078 m 983 m Google MarkerSpesial Sumatra  
Gumai 1,796 m 1,057 m Google MarkerKurang Tinggi Sumatra  
Bukit Jempol 670 m 400 m Google MarkerSpesial Sumatra  

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