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Latimojong Mountains

Latimojong Mountains
South Sulawesi province is part of the provinces in Indonesia that have the highest point in the country. The Latimojong Mountains located in Enrekang Regency are part of the seven highest peaks in Indonesia (Seven Summits of Indonesia).

the mountains in the north of South Sulawesi Province have several peaks. The highest point of the mountains is named Rante Mario Peak with an altitude of 3,430 masl. The starting point of this mountain climbing can be started from Karangan Village.



the Latimojong mountains are known to have seven peaks and each peak has its own name. .deadlocked Rante Mario as the highest point on Sulawesi Island, followed by Buntu Nenemori as the second highest point, and other peaks namely Buntu Sinaji, Buntu Sikolong, Buntu Rante Kambola, Buntu Bajaja, and Buntu Latimojong. in the village of Karangan which is the starting point of the climb there is a fairly large clear water river named Salu Karangan. In this village too, climbers who need porter services can request services from local residents.

there are seven resting posts that can be used by climbers to rest or set up tents before reaching Rante Mario Peak. After passing post seven, the vegetation begins to change. Tall trees begin to decrease, so the view is more clearly visible. past the seventh post, the climbers will meet a field that has a branched road. This branch directs the climbers to two different points, one towards Rante Mario Peak and the other towards Nenemori Peak. if you have arrived at the summit of Rante Mario, the climbers will be treated to views of other peaks that are part of the Latimojong Mountains. While the peak itself is marked by a triangulation monument in the middle of a fairly flat land, which says Peak of Rante Mario.
Latimojong Mountains
Latimojong Mountains
the Latimojong mountain range is the highest point on Sulawesi Island. This mountain range is not a volcano like other mountains spread in several regions of Indonesia. the area of ​​the Latimojong mountain range is filled with Montana type forests where the characteristics of this type of forest are grown in areas with an altitude of 2,000 to 3,000 meters above sea level. If lucky, climbers can meet with pig deer and anoa in this mountain forest region.