Gunung Sinabung

Steep Vulcano with a dense rainforest vegetation on the sloping ground.The forestedge is at about 2.200 m msl.Rocks and stones, some covered with sulphur.At some spots toxic sulphur fumes, which blow out under high pressure out of some holes in the rock.

Elevation (feet): 8,041
Elevation (meters): 2,451
Continent: Asia
Country: Indonesia
Latitude: 3.16667
Longitude: 98.4
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Feb, Apr, May, Jun, Jul
Nearest major airport: Medan
Convenient Center: Brastagi

Thanks to Arne Korthals for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 2 trip reports for Gunung Sinabung.

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  • Log #15638 - by Rashid on Jan 13, 2004
    Sunrise from Sinabung was breathtaking. 5 of us from Kelab Orang Gunung Kuala Lumpur 1726/93WP Malaysia dan 5 members from Mapagratwa POLTEK Medan trek up to the summit of Mount Sinabung in...
  • Log #15639 - by Denice Gibson on Jan 11, 2001
    I am inquiring for a friend. She received for Christmas an oxygen tank that was retrived from one of the trash collection expeditions on Mt. Everest. She has always been curious about the trek. We...