Hiking Th volcano mount semeru day 1

in travel •  last year 

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So we started to drive our way from Surabaya to the entrance of the National Park which tools us around 6 hours.

After registration and some food we started hiking as the first group at 9 am to the morning and wanted to reach the last base camp.
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The time schedule is for average people so we reached after 3,5 hrs the lake and also took a few cool picture on the way.
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The trek was so far quite easy and quite long just walking without passing a lot of altitude levels.

After resting 1,5 hours at the lake came 2 harder parts which took us then almost 2 hours the the last base camp kalimanti on 2700 meters where we reached around 5 once we took already pictures of the eruption on the way and waited quite long for it.
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Once we reached we set the tents, ate, refilled the water which was another kilometer down and up again and slept around 7pm to be ready for the sunrise climb !

Beautiful sunset and a good first day !

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Good luck with the summit attack, done the Semeru and it was a hard one. We made it just in time for sunrise. I'm curious how you will experience it. You can read my adventure here:

https://steemit.com/indonesia/@pieter87/climbing-mount-semeru-indonesia

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