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.
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“[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)
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