HomeBlogs Merbabu Mountain Merbabu Mountain is a type of volcano Strato (see the Volcano) is
geographically located at 7.5 ° latitude and 110.4 ° East.
Administratively, the mountain is located in Magelang District area of
the western slopes and Boyolali district in the eastern slopes, Central
Merbabu Mountain known through texts pre-Islamic
period as Damalung Mount or Mount Pam (a) rihan. On the slopes there
ever famous hermitage and never stop off by Bujangga Manik in the 15th
century. Literally, “Merbapu” comes from the combination of the word
“is” (mountain) and “gray” (gray). This name only appeared on the Dutch
This mountain has erupted in the year 1560 and 1797.
Reported in the year 1570 also had erupted, but has not been confirmed
and further research. Merbabu peak altitude of 3145 meters above sea
Merbabu Mountain have Dipterokarp Forest Hill, Forest
Upper Dipterokarp, Montane Forest, and forest or forest Ericaceous
Merbabu Merbabu quite popular as an arena climbing
activities. Terrain is not too heavy but the potential hazards to watch
out for climbers is the cold, thick fog, a dense forest but homogeneous
(conifers forests, which are not sufficient to support a means of
survival or survival), and lack of water resources. Respect for local
traditions also need to be taken into account. Kopeng Thekelan
Jakarta to take the train or bus to Semarang, Yogya, or Solo. Followed
by bus Solo-Semarang down in the city of Salatiga, followed by a small
bus to Kopeng. From Yogya bus to Magelang, followed by a small bus to
Kopeng. From Kopeng there are many routes to the summit, but it’s
better through the village because there is a post tekelan that can
provide information as well as a variety of assistance needed. Pos
Tekelan can be done through the campsite Songo Bannerman.
at the campsite you can rest Songo wait for nightfall, because the
climb would be better done at night arrived before sunrise dipuncak.
You can also relax in the Post Thekelan providing a place to sleep,
especially when not carrying a tent. Can also camped in Post Pending
because in these three places we can obtain clean water.
around Merbabu Buddhist majority, so will we see some monastery near
Kopeng. Residents often do meditation or meditate, and many of the
places sacred to the top. Taboo for climbers to not waste water in Watu
Gubug and around Rabaul. Also, climbers are not allowed to wear red and
In the new year the population of Java 1 suro
traditional ceremony in the cauldron of Mt. Merbabu. In the population
Sapar Selo (south slope Merbabu) held a traditional ceremony. The
children of women in the village tekelan dreadlocked left to protect
themselves and to gain salvation. The journey from the post in the
middle Tekelan villages, starting with people through the gardens and
pine forests. From here we can see the beautiful scenery to the
mountain and swamp Telomoyo Dizziness.