Mount Semeru Closed to Climbers Monday, 05 January, 2009 | 14:57 WIB
TEMPO Interactive, Lumajang: Starting from today (5/1), the Semeru Bromo Tengger National Park is closed, due to poisonous gases.
Jusman, head of the national park for the Lumajang area, said that the permission will not be granted for climbers.
“If there are any climbing activities, they’ll be considered illegal,” he said.
He mentioned three reasons for not allowing climbing activities: the weather, the climbing route condition, and poisonous gases.
“It is been raining a lot at Mount Semeru and this could lead to landslides. It’ll be dangerous for climbers,” said Jusman.
31 Dec 2008
ANNOUNCEMENT climbing GN.SEMERU
P E N G U U M M A N
Interesting letter our Tax: PG. 637/21/BT-1/2008 on 6 August 2008 Announcement of climbing activity G. Semeru.
Given the condition of paths and signs, signs along the path climbing the many damaged, and the weather conditions that tend to be poor throughout the month in December 2008, then climbing to the activity G. Semeru Closed OF TOTAL as of 5 January 2009 until further notice.
Closing Activities climbing G. Semeru is intended to revitalize ecosystems and mantenance path and upgrade infrastructure facilities, including the buoy-buoy (instructions and restrictions).
So this presumably can be disseminated to all the Nature Lovers and interesting ascent of Mount Semeru and the related parties. For attention and cooperation that was good thank you.
Malang, 31 Desember 2008
Head of Central,
Ir. Novianto Bambang W, M. Si