Mt. RINJANI CLIMBING ROUTE
There are four commonly used climbing lane to climb this mountain, the climbing lane from the village of Senaru, Sembalun, Torean and Timbanuh. The fourth path is different climbing lane starting point, but all the lines ending at the summit of Rinjani. The following are illustrations climbing route.
- CLIMBING ROUTE – SENARU
These are the most frequently used by hikers, climbers from both domestic, International, as well as by people who want to do a traditional ceremony or traditional rituals at the Peak of Rinjani. This path starts from the north.
Climbing through Senaru village, you will reach the top of the mountain within 10-12 hours. In this track you will pass through the village of Senaru, primary forests, Pelawangan Senaru, Lake Segara Anak, Pelawangan Sembalun and Peak of Rinjani.
Do not worry Getting lost or exhausted because along this line is equipped with shelters as a resting place and also as part of the identification of pathways. In this pathway, climbers will be presented the beautiful panorama of Tropical Wilderness, typical mountain in Indonesia. To set the rhythm of climbing, make sure you understand the terrain that will be passed. If through this route, you will need approximately 3-4 hours walk from Lake Segara Anak towards Pelawangan Sembalun. Then from Pelawangan Sembalun to the summit of Rinjani takes approximately 4-5 hours, and climbers usually set off at 02.00 am from Pelawangan Sembalun to the summit of Rinjani. Climb to the summit in the early morning so that when they arrive at the summit, hikers can enjoy the sunrise and see the beautiful panorama from the top of the second highest peak in Indonesia. If the weather is clear you can see Mount Agung in Bali and the Gilis in the west, Port Kayangan – Lombok, as well as Mount Tambora in the east.
2. CLIMBING ROUTE – SEMBALUN
This pathway is also widely used by hikers or the surrounding community, as a climbing lane who want to perform ceremonies or rituals in Mount Rinjani. Climbing lane from Sembalun, located in the east, which takes 8-10 hours to get to Pelawangan Sembalun, which in turn in the early morning approximately at 02.00 am, departing to the summit of Rinjani.
Trips to be taken from this pathway is savanna terrain, hills and ravines. In fact, the line was not too steep when compared to Senaru path, but Padang Savana, hills and scorching sun will be very draining. Climb through Sembalun, will be paid by the beautiful panorama of the east Rinjani, the summit of Mount Rinjani, Sumbawa Island, the small islands around Lombok is clearly visible from this path, if not covered by the mountain mist.
3. CLIMBING ROUTE – TOREAN
Track is located in the Central part of the region of Mount Rinjani. In this path Climbers must pass through the village Torean as the starting point of the climb, Kali Tiu, Estates, and Forest. During the trip hike through this path you will be flanked by two mountains and forests, and streams “Kokoq Putek”. This path is very steep with some parts of the track that often occurs Avalanche. For that reason we do not recommend you to use this Torean path. Steepness levels between 45-65%.
4. CLIMBING ROUTE – TIMBANUH
This is a newly opened path, the position is in the southern part of the region of Mount Rinjani. Climbing through this pathway takes 8-10 hours. Because it is a new path, making this pathway is not yet fully ready to go. Climbing through this route will arrive in South Pelawangan or in the South Peak of Mount Rinjani. If you want to go down to the lake Segara Anak, you have to go through another path, as if through this pathway, you will get into trouble if you go down to the lake Segara Anak.
TIP’S CLIMBING – MOUNTAIN RINJANI
- Sure your condition is in a state of Fit
- Carry food supplies as needed and necessary, because all of your food is brought by a porter that has been provided, as well as
- The Guide who will accompany your trip, hike.
- Perform registration in the Office of Mount Rinjani National Park, in the village of Senaru or Sembalun
- Bringing back the Non-Organic Waste
- Extremely inhospitable weather when you climb in December to March
- Do not doodle, burning, felling trees and setting up camp at a place which is not provided for it.