Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Mount Arjuna

The mountain is located in East Java province, bertype Strato with height of 3339 m above sea level. This mountain is usually reached from two points of the ascent are well known from Tretes and STONE. Arjuno adjacent to Mount Welirang. Arjuno peaks located at the same ridge with peaks Welirang.

Apart from the two places above Guung Arjuno can climb from the other direction. Mountain, located in Batu sebelahbarat Malang - East Java is also a climbing destination. Besides the high that has reached more than 3000 meters, this mountain there are several attractions. 

One is the attraction waterfall "Grandfather Bodo" ​​is also one of the hiking trail to the summit of Mount Arjuna. Although the attraction other than Grandfather Bodo waterfall there is also another waterfall, but the tourists rarely visit another waterfall, probably because of the location and lack of tourist facilities pendukung.Rute Ascent of Mount Arjuna can climb berhagai direction; North direction (Tretes) via Mount Welirang, and the east (Lawang) and from the west (Stone-Selecta).



Freight from Surabaya (terminal Bungurasih / Purbaya). Take the bus from Malang majoring bungurasih (down in Pandaan). Local transport ride from the terminal in Tretes Pandaan down (down hotel Tanjung). Permit climbing on the post (the road approximately 30 M of hotel cape) to Arjuna.

FROM Tretes climbing routes:

Tretes is where the Travel and Tourism Forest and there is a beautiful waterfall that is Grandfather Waterfall Bodo. Tretes widely available in hotels and Inns, weather was cool and a comfortable resting place. And Pos PHPA Tretes we can directly rnendaki Mount Welirang and Mount Arjuna.

After the walk between 4-5 hours to the southwest of Tretes we can stop and stay overnight in huts where people search for sulfur ore, here are abundant enough water for cooking or bathing, almost every day about 20-30 people working to find and bring the rock sulfur to Tretes.To be continued next morning ascent to the top of Welirang or we turn directly toward Mount Arjuna. The trip from the hut to the summit of Mount Welirang, going through a course of rocky fir forests. 

After walking 3 hours we will arrive at the summit of Mount Welirang. Below the summit crater Welirang there is a sulfur-belching gas. The journey to the top of Tretes Welirang takes 7-8 hours.If we are going to continue the run of to Mount Arjuna then after when she reached the summit of Mount Welirang we walked down ± 10 minutes exactly to the south. Forests that are passed through a pine forest with ravines and mountain edges Gunug Twins I and Twins II. After walking 6-7 hours we will arrive at the top of Arjuna. But first we will pass a place called; Market Dieng; height almost equal to the peak of Mount Arjuna and there are some neat stone fences and the land is flat like a little broader. From here to the top G. Arjuna takes only ± 10 minutes.

To reach Mount Arjuna and Mount Welirang it takes 5 to 6 hours. The peak of Mount Arjuna wind is very strong and the temperature between 5-10 degrees Celsius. Here we can enjoy a beautiful panorama of the night, especially when we can look down, cities such as Surabaya, Malang, Batu, Pasuruan. and the North Sea with the twinkling lights of the ship. Peak G. Arjuna is also called the peak or peak-Agil Ogal Ringgit. Around the top can set up a tent for the night.

The route down to the town Lawang or eastwards by passing through fir forests, tropical forests and shrubs. after that we will pass through northern Wonosari Tea Plantation. Lawang down toward a closer and valuable time rather than return to the Mount Welirang / Tretes. Lawang way down to the approximately 6 hours.

ROUTE from Purwosari

Arjuno Gunug climb from the town Lawang is a practical initial climb because town Lawang is easy once we take good and the direction of Surabaya and Malang, besides Top Arjuno may direct and in this direction we are headed. If we want to climb from the town Lawang, from the direction of our Surabaya and Malang majoring bus ride down in Lawang (about 76 Km) and when of Malang, from Terminal Arjosari Lawang we took a bus to a distance of 18 Km. And Lawang we ride public transportation (freight village) to the village as far as 13 km Wonorejo.The climb to the summit starts from the village towards the village of Tea Plantation Wonosari far as 3 km. Here we report on the PHPA officer and also requested permission to climb, our water supply well prepared in the last village. From the village Wonosari went ahead and passed Wonosari tea gardens and continues to rise for 3 - 4 hours drive we will arrive at the Oro-Oro Ombo which is a camping spot.

Of Oro-oro Ombo heading to the summit takes 6-7 hours journey by passing through a thick forest called the forest to the summit last LaliJiwo for this. After we passed the Forest Lali Jiwo we are going through pastures jalannva uphill (steep) once. Approaching the summit, we will walk through the stones very much and found a very beautiful plant after that we will reach the summit of Mount Arjuna.Other climbing route is from the town of Batu by Selecta is located on the western side of Mount Welirang.

 Stone Town is a tourist spot that has a source of warm water from the foot of Mount Welirang and keadaannva Tretes not much different. Of-way to Karachi or to Batu Malang we can take the bus / Colt, then a trip from Stone to use the Colt Selecta (rural transportation). Selecta one of the tourist attractions in the town of Stone with a height of 1,200 m above sea level. After arriving at Selecta we can spend the night haik in Hotel and Inn. The next morning the colt, we headed Kebonsari village.In this village we have to prepare enough water for the journey to the summit and return. We start the climb by passing vegetables farm and footpath leading to the northeast and continues up through the tropical jungle, this trip will be seen dimly peak Arjuna.

 Climbing for 5-6 hours will take us on a mountain ridge connecting the summit of Mount Welirang and Arjuno, exactly east of Mount Twin I. We still have to travel 1-2 hours to menujupuncak Mount Welirang leftward or rightward Arjuno for 4-5 hours.Purwosari climbing routes:Transport Surabaya - Market Purwosari with 2-hour bus mileage Pond Village Market Purwosari village Watu Angkot Rp.3.000 yellow color, - 1-hour distance or ride motorcycles at a cost Rp.7.000, Licensing Permits can be taken care of-Pond village Watu by paying Rp. 2000, - per person at the Post.

 Registration also doubles as a shop Watu Hamlet Pond.Climbers can rest at home Mom Praise transit in this village Watu Pond. Of Pond village Watu is beginning the climb up the path to the top of Arjuna. Initial climb through the pine forest that would neatly, while on the sidelines of the many pine trees planted coffee trees and banana trees. Atmosphere of calm, cool, calm and wingit starting to feel upon entering this area. Macadam roads climb up to see a tub of water / water tendon.

Watu Pond Village - Cave Antaboga: + / - 1hr cave called Gua Antaboga. This cave under a rock cliff facing north, with a depth of 1.5 m, width 1 m, and has a height of 1.25 m. In front of the cave terbapat a hostel that can be used by pilgrims to unwind after a half hour walk to the cave is. There is water and can be obtained from the nozzles in the top left Arjuno climbing belt. Antaboga cave - Grandmother Petilasan Abiyasa: + / - 1 hour 30 minutes Petilasan Grandmother Abiyasa footpath around the site is laid out neatly with cement and at the right of way was formed gardens are very neat and clean. 

There is a pool Dewi Kunti said if the water is taken to provide life and always remember the greatness of Hyang Authority. There is also a few huts built for pejiarah. About 50 meters down a bit from both sites have petilasan Sekutrem Grandmother. Petilasan is shaded by large trees that are visible from a distance the impression wingit and haunted. Grandmother Petilasan sekutrem also be closed bedroom wall. The width of the building is approximately 2.5 m x 2m. Inside was a statue made of stone andezit with about 70 cm high. In petilasan is always turned on incense and incense that diffuse the fragrance.Abiyasa Grandmother - Grandmother Sakri Site: + / - 10 min The site is a Grandmother Sakri Petilasan enclosed cupola facing the west, made of wood. 

In it there is a sort of tomb stones that stretches south to north. Beside him stood a hut made of dried reeds that can be used to rest and spend the night. There is water and can be obtained from the nozzles in the top left Arjuno climbing belt.Site Saktri Grandmother - Grandmother Semar Site: + / - 1 hr 15 min The site is famous grandparent Semar most haunted, avoid staying this location, although in this site there are three huts and a hall built by the pejiarah.Grandmother-site Semar Makutarama Revelation: + / - 30 minutes Makutarama Petilasan Revelation is a building of andesite measuring 7 x 7 m with a height of about 3 meters. In building this stone there are two adjoining Crown King. This is a symbol of the greatness of a king.

Water Resources of the tub / water tank.Revelation Makutarama - Peak Sepilar + / - 20 min peak of Sepilar Sepilar When, towards the right direction down the hill, reached the temple Wesi. Here can be seen the three statues of the Pandavas, formerly contained five statues, but statues of Nakula and Sahadeva had been stolen. To the left of the building of a temple can be seen cemetery Sepilar, which is where the story is muksanya Semar Grandmother.

On the right side of this site in the wake of a cottage by the pejiarah to stay. Approximately 100 meters to the right there is a spring called spring Drajad.Peak Sepilar - Temple of the Holy Manunggale + / - 3 hours Manunggale Holy Temple This temple is just a stone laid as the foundation upon which lies an inscribed marble and Javanese letters written under it again Sura Dira Jaya Diningrat Dining Melting Pangastuti (Crime would lose by goodness). And under this article the name of Maha Rishi tersebutlah General Butler Harjana. These people are loyal followers of Bung Karno.

Manunggale Holy Temple - Peak Arjuna + / - 5 hours of peak Gn.Arjuna. Arjuna around the top of the mountain there are many large rocks that scattered, on the north peak of a steep, rocky ravine is very beautiful. It is unfortunate that large boulders at the top of the mountain Arjuna has been marred by graffiti the hands of those who claim to "Nature Lovers".

 To the west of the mountains visible in front of us is always Welirang smoke, in addition to the mountain towards the North West Welirang mountain underwriting a sharp look perfect, with a top that resembles a mountain semeru. Towards the east we can see the top of the mountain semeru very charming. In the south we stand mountains and mountain Anjasmoro Kawi. Arjuna mountain top there is a rock shaped throne (seat) is frequently visited by pejiarah to burn incense and incense. On this stone there is a picture disc and writing java which means Almighty, this is where the reigning ruler of Mount Arjuna Natural Invisibility, Do not try to sit or step on this stone, in order to avoid harm.

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