Name: Dempo Mount
Dempo mountain is a mountain located on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. Dempo have a mountain at an altitude of 3195 meters.Dempo Mount have Dipterokarp Hill forest area, forest Dipterokarp Top, Montane forest, forest and mountain forest or Ericaceous.
Mount Dempo (3159 mdpl) located in the border province of South Sumatra and Bengkulu provinces. To reach the nearest village, first you must reach the city Pagar Alam, approximately 7 hours drive from Palembang land. South Sumatra's capital is available to the many bus Pagar Alam. Or if you are from, before you can ride bus or Bengkulu, Padang, and down in Lahat.
Pagar Alam city, is consistent with the name, the city is clearly surrounded by the Bukit Barisan mountain range and the top of the line is Gunung Dempo. This mountain is very beautiful tower vertical wave nan blue sky when viewed in the morning.
It is therefore very appropriate when the first overnight in the city, many available here inn or motel, around Rp. 20,000 a night. Culture is a city that berbaur from different tribes and migrants both create genuine peace that you do not get in the big cities.
Although the mountain is high enough, but the water is clear there is a half-way up the mountain to the climber so that this does not worry about running out of drinking water during the trip. A small crystal clear river, flows in the border forest omen we start to enter the forest area that it is with plants that are similar as we find in the mountains Gede-Pangrango, namely forest montana. Pathways with full root-root of the cross, slope gradient steep enough to own rack sweat. There are no special signs, the forest is almost homogeneous and very serene.
Four or five hours later, we will enter the area with plants, vegetation berpohon the lower and lower, some slightly open, a view also to be knowledgeable. Dempo mountain has two peaks of the one called Peak fire. Towards the top of the first Dempo, which is plain masif, Peak it is the first plant of similar low perdu. From this first summit we descend back to the valley diapit by the first peak and the main peak. In this valley, there is a source of water flowing here. Only the water is clear it's a little wrinkled, may be the influence of seepage sulfur.
Climbing to the top of the main is not too difficult. Slope of its gravel and stones with a slope of approximately 40 ° slope, stable enough to didaki. Dempo main peak of the mountain (3158 m), is a volcanic crater which still flare with a diameter of approximately one hundred square meters. Crater wall is steep and may not be possible without dituruni rock temali strap. Landscape of the peak is quite cool. In addition to craters that provide special effects, also appear to overlay Bengkulu province with the Indian Ocean with the carpet and desolate valley of serene. Travel down only takes two hours. Benighted when you can stay in Dusuun VI, with the first ask permission of the security there.