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Mount Gede Pangrango National Park (TNGGP) has reopened the Mount Gede Pangrango hiking trail starting today, Wednesday (21/10/2020) with health protocols.
People can go back to climbing the mountain through the three available routes, namely the Cibodas route, the Gunung Putri route, and the Selabintana Sukabumi route.
Head of the TNGGP Center, Wahju Rudianto, in his statement said that climbers can start visiting Mount Gede Pangrango with a record of only 300 people per day.
“The application of a climbing quota of 25 percent of the normal quota or as many as 300 people per day is accumulated for all the climbing gates of Cibodas, Gunung Putri and Selabintana,” wrote Wahju.
Climbers must also register online at the link http://booking.gedepangrango.org/.
Before starting the climb, you are also required to prepare several health protocols such as makser, hand sanitizer, standard climbing equipment, and of course in good health.
If it is complete, you are also required to know information about the three routes.
The following Kompas.com summarizes the guides and information about the three climbing routes of Mount Gede Pangrango:
This path is most often traversed by climbers.
There are several resting posts on the hiking trail via Cibodas.
These posts are also roofed and are useful for hikers to shelter.
The start of the climb begins with a rocky path.
You will go through a dense tropical forest area along the beginning of the trip.
This view is the main attraction so that climbers choose this route.
You can see the blue lake, the Gayonggong swamp, to the enchanting Panca Weuleuh waterfall when you pass the Batu Cage Post.
To set up a tent on this route, you can go to the Badak cage, then continue the summit or head to the summit at around 03.00 WIB.
This route has a travel time to the top of about 7-10 hours.
Until the top, you can see beautiful views of four craters including Kawah Ratu, Kawah Wadon, Crater Lanang, and Kawah Baru.
Putri Mountain Path
Next there is the Gunung Putri path.
The tracks tend to be more difficult than Cibodas.
Climbers will go through steep and steep terrain during the ascent.
You can feel it when you go through the tropical forest area around Tanah Merah and around Lawang Seketeng.
His first post was the Gunung Jaga Pos.
After that you will continue to the pine forest managed by KPH Perhutani Cianjur.
The Gunung Putri route has an estimated travel time to the top that is faster than Cibodas, which is 6-8 hours.Selabintana Sukabumi Line Another official route that you can take is the Selabintana Sukabumi route.
The location is in Sukabumi, West Java.
This route is the longest route to the top of Mount Gede Pangrango.
However, for those of you who don’t understand, beginners or don’t know the information about this path, it is advisable not to go through it because of the extreme terrain.
In addition, climbers will encounter pacet, a type of leech that usually sucks blood from the body.
Your feet may become filled with picks when climbing this route.
Even though you experience obstacles, you are still treated to enchanting natural scenery along the path.
You can see the rivers and forests that are still natural.
This path is suitable for you climbers who like challenges. Estimated time to peak is around 9-12 hours.