Created: Bui Sondakh
Last update: 27 Feb 2019
|Activity level:||Moderate/ Challenging|
18 Apr 2019 - 18 Nov 2019
|Duration:||10 Day(s) / Tour with flexible start dates|
History of the Carstensz peaks and New Guinea in 60 million years ago due to plate collision indo-pacific and indo-Australia on the seabed, the summit of Carstensz has a height 18.023 feet (4.884 meters) and is located at coordinates S 04°04.733 E 137°09.572 a located in the middle of the island of West Papua and in the mountainous region of Sumantri, Mimika regency,there are two major tribes that inhabit the area, Amungme tribe inhabiting mountainous areas, Kamoro tribe on the coast and still have spare kinship Dani / Lani tribe, Damal tribe, Mee tribe, Nduga tribe, Moni tribe.
There are two ways to reach Carstensz Pyramid. First, with the classic way, there is passing through Ilaga / Pinapa vilaage and Sugapa / Suanggama village, It takes 4 -5 days to reach the base camp, through tropical rain forests and highland pastures and to reach the top of Carstensz Pyramid takes 10 -12 hours round trip normally depends on weather and your climbing skills. Before you get the top, you have to cross several gaps and tyro lean is the widest with 14-15m wide that must be crossed by passing the ropes. Secondly, you can arrive at base camp with helicopter directly. After reach the top of Carstensz Pyramid, we climb down or rappelling using figure of eight.
46 years, Indonesia
Born and grew up in Manado, Active in the Development environment and Indonesia Red Cross since middle school until present, Member of the Indonesia Rafting Team in the world Whitewater rafting Championships 2001 at Gaulley river WV and from high school until college active in Manado climbing wall championships calendar and have also in 2009 taken American Mountain Guides Association AMGA Courses at Ashville NC.
In 1997 completed his studies at University of Sam Ratulangi Manado, Majoring in Social Science. Worked as a adventure travel guide and Since 2010 fifty-two times reach the top of Carstensz Pyramid with international expedition.
Indonesia, Papua, Mimika Regency, Tembagapura, Tembagapura
Difficulty: Challenging/ Tough
Timika, Papua, Indonesia
- Meet and Greet at Timika International airport.
- Transfer to the hotel in Timika city.
- Have dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Timika - Yellow Valley
- On early morning if weather is good flight to the Yellow Valley.
Light trekking to the Hill of East Carstensz Lorentz national park
Rock climbing practice at the wall of Carstensz pyramid
Wake up at midnight and prepare for the summit attempt. There will be hot drinks and light meals. At 2 am we start climbing to the summit. It will take approximately 9 - 10 hours to the summit and back to base camp
Yellow Valley - Timika
Flight back to Timika
Timika - Other destinations
Flight out from Timika end of Expedition
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