Photo-Engravers and Printers G. Kolff,
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SOME MOUNTAIN ASCENTS IN |AVA.
This mountain is found in the residency Kedoe and its highest summit! has an elevation of 10945 feet. The ascent is made as follows :
From Parakan (Paraan), the terminal of the tramline from Djokja and Willem I belonging to the Netherlands Indian Railway Company to that place, on foot or on horseback to the inountain-hut of the forest department at Kali-pat jar (permission to stay in the hut to be asked for to the forest off icier (houtvester) at Magelang) in about 5 hours. Coolies for the ascent must be engaged at the native villages Katjepit or Petirgoenoeng on the way.
From Kalipatjar to the top of the mountain in about 7 hours. On the summit are a sand sea, some active soifatara and the grave of Kiai Mekoekoean, whilst a glorious view is had over the surrounding' country. Coolies 75 cents to one guilder a day.