Gunung Sinabung

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.

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.

Thanks to Arne Korthals for this description.

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...