Mount Semeru closed to hikers for three months
The Jakarta Post
Mount Semeru in East Java will be closed to hikers for three months starting from Jan. 4 for restoration purposes.
Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park Agency public relations head Antong Hartadi told kompas.com that the closure of the mountain's hiking trail entrance in Ranu Pani village in Lumajang regency was part of the agency’s annual restoration program.
(Read also: New museum opens in Bandung)
“[We conduct] the closure annually to restore vegetation along the hiking trail,” he said on Monday.
He added that the weather on the summit was relatively unfriendly during the rainy season. Several storms have reportedly struck the mountain top in recent weeks. (mas/kes)
You might also like :
- Freeport vehicles shot at by unidentified assailants
- Drone captures widened crater fracture on Mt Agung
- Another coin-tossing elderly Chinese causes flight chaos
- Soekarno-Hatta to open ride-hailing transport booths
- JFW 2018 to feature South Korean brands, singer
- Could Weinstein face trial? The mogul's legal woes
- Japan to hold ‘ninja certification’ test in Tokyo
- Jokowi inaugurates Mandalika economic zone
- Setya dodges KPK summons yet again
- Sidewalk development in North Jakarta has reached 45% completion