this time I will post about the sights that are often visit the climbers from domestic and abroad.
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Behind the mountains there are seven with a very beautiful crater almost untouched. In the middle of the park there are gaps sungaipenuh valley city, coffee plantations, and lake Kerinci.
This mountain can be reached by road from
Edinburgh to Sungaipenuh through the Bangko. Can also be reached from Padang, Lubuk Linggau, and Bengkulu. With the aircraft can be landed in Padang or Edinburgh.
Panorama of natural beauty with a wealth of flora and fauna can be met ranging from lowland to mountain top Kerinci, not only to be enjoyed but very good for research and education. Climbing to the top of the mountain Kerinci takes two days from the Post grit Tuo.
Lowland vegetation is dominated by several types of mahogany, there are also plants giant Rafflesia flower Raflesia arnoldi and suweg giant Amorphophallus titanum. With the Leuser national park, the park is hindered by the lake Toba and Sihanok canyon. So that some animals that are not included in the Leuser park is here as tapir (Tapirus indicus) and the rat-rat (Tarsius bancanus).
There are many unique animals like the Sumatran elephant, Sumatran rhinoceros, tigers, sun bears, leopards, except the orang-utans. Various primates such as gibbons, gibbon, long-tailed monkeys and Presbytis melapophos. There are also 140 species of birds.
Tuo village grit, Kayu Aro district at an altitude of 1400 masl with a population consisting of descendants of Javanese plantation workers, so the local language is the language of Java. From the grit Tuo we head into the guard post TNKS or R10 at an altitude of 1611 mdpi by walking about 45 minutes across the tea plantations.
R 10 is a cottage lodge hall TNKS guard to watch every visitor who will climb Mount Kerinci. From the R10 we headed to the door with an altitude of 1800 masl Jungle, The distance is about 2 km with a travel time of approximately 1 hour drive. The terrain in the form of plantation / farm population, good road conditions (paved) to the forest boundary.
Jungle is the starting gate doors climbing in the forest boundaries between the fields and forests heterogeneous as the entrance. Jungle door at an altitude of 1800 masl. Here there is also the location of shelters and location of water about 200 meters left. Bench Long distance to 2 km or 30 minutes away, slightly sloping path into the forest area is heterogeneous.
Postal bench length with a height of 1909 meters above sea level, there are two shelters that can be used to rest. Towards Stone Moss still sloping terrain a distance of 2 km with a travel time about 45 minutes through the forest. Climbers can rest in the Post Rock Pond is located at an altitude of 2000 masl, but here there is no shelter her. There is a river which is sometimes dry in the dry season.
To get to the Post 1 which is approximately 2 km from our Lumut Stone takes about 1.5 hours. Pathway into the dense forest and steep with a slope of 45 to 60 degrees.
In the Heading 1 there is a cabin that can be used to rest the Post is located at an altitude of 2225 masl. To reach Pos 2 the distance that must be taken approximately 3 km and takes about 2 hours. On the track is sometimes encountered steep terrain with slopes up to 45 but still met with a sloping terrain.
There is an old cottage in Pos 2 at an altitude of 2510 masl, here hikers can rest. To get to the Post 3 the distance that must be taken is 2 km with a travel time of approximately 3 hours. On this track can be encountered plants of ferns with a rather open forest conditions.
There is a cottage that has been damaged living skeleton in post 3 is located at an altitude of 3073 masl. In this place hikers can rest and still convenient to set up a tent because it is still shielded by trees. The travel time to get to the top of this post about 4 hours.
To go to the Post 4 the distance that must be taken approximately 1.5 km, will take approximately 1.5 hours. The condition of former stream channels so that water will turn into the gutter when it rains. Heading 4 is at an altitude of 3351 meters above sea level this place is spacious enough to set up some tents could be, but the weather here is often unfriendly. Next to the track to the top of the sand, rock rock. Distance of 2 km to the summit takes about 3 hours. In this trajectory climbers need to be extra cautious.
The peak of Mount Kerinci is at an altitude 3805 masl, here we can see in the distance stretches the beautiful scenery city of Jambi, Padang and Bengkulu. Even the vast Indian Ocean can be seen clearly. Mount Kerinci has a crater of 400 x 120 meters and contains water that is green.
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