Physical Level


Super fit isn't needed, most hiking on volcanoes of Yogyakarta & Central Java required to be health plus at least on average fitness level, and better to be good in fitness level/shape for more experiences and enjoyment.As other outdoor adventure sport activities: the fitter, the more enjoyment and experiences will be.Other factor is body experiences on altitude, good historical /past altitude adaption also play important role for better physical performance besides good recent fitness level.

Based on experiences of hiking,arranging and leading hiking trip,mostly volcanoes of Central Java - Yogyakarta region , the hike normally commenced around elevation 1300 - 1800 m heads for higher point of 2400 m - 2800 m on first day for multyday trip,then proceed peak zone around 3119 m - 3428 m by alt gain mostly 200 m - 300 m per hour on ascent and alt loose 3500 - 400 m per hour on descent.

On hiking - trekking - climbing higher volcano's summit such Indrapura Summit, we spend 1 night at the base on our first day and do light walking around Kersi Tuo,the options: Gunung Tujuh Hike (based our first experience trek up Kerinci) or Tea Plantation - tropical mountain forest walk (based on our second experience of trek up Kerinci).On second day, do hike to camp site ( option Shelter II / Shelter III), then do summit push on next day and descent to the base at the same day.














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