These are the conditions for climbing Mount Prau before closing in January

These are the conditions for climbing Mount Prau before closing in January - All hiking trails for Mount Prau will be closed on January 3-March 4 2021 for ecosystem restoration, reforestation and lane cleaning.

Regarding this, the route for climbing Mount Prau is via the Patak Banteng, Kalilembu, Igirmranak, Dieng, Dwarawati, and Wates basecamps.

Secretary of Mount Prau Climbing Basecamp via Wates Achmad Afifudin explained that prospective climbers are still allowed to climb optimally January 2, 2021 before having to go down the next day.

"On January 2, it will be the last to climb and on January 3, only climbers will descend," j(26/12/2020).

During the new normal, climbers going to Mount Prau must fulfill several specific requirements. If you want to quickly peak on Mount Prau before the climbing activity is closed for three months.

The following are the requirements for climbing Mount Prau:

  • Hikers outside Central Java (Central Java) must bring a negative rapid antigen test result.
  • Hikers from Central Java must bring a health information letter from the health facility/clinic/doctor in the area of origin.
  • Hikers must check their health before going on a hike.
  • Photocopy of identity card, such as driver's license, KTP, or other identity must be brought.
  • Do not change individual equipment, such as drinking and eating utensils.
  • Continue to wear a mask throughout the journey.
  • Masks must be exchanged every day (minimum two masks in 1x climb).
  • Each climber must carry an individual hand sanitizer. After touching any object, climbers must clean their hands with a hand sanitizer.
  • The tent/dome can only be filled with 50 % of capacity. An example of having 4 people, one tent/dome can only be filled with 2 people.
  • Climbers must report after climbing.
  • Climbers arrive at the optimal basecamp at 12.00 WIB after climbing.

Meanwhile for other provisions, based on information provided by the Mount Prau Call Center via WhatsApp, Saturday, solo hiking is now permitted.

To find out more, here are the conditions:

  • For the public, not limited to the city of origin.
  • Solo hiking is possible.
  • Can't cross lanes.
  • No age limit.
  • If you don't have a KTP/SIM/, a photocopy of your student/student/santri card must be brought.
  • Register IDR 15,000, public facilities IDR 10,000.

For health information letters, prospective climbers can also make them at the following puskesmas by paying a fee of IDR 20,000:

  • Kejar Health Center.
  • Dieng Wetan Health Center.
  • Dieng Kulon Health Center.

Talking about the requirements for climbers outside Central Java, Achmad explained that actually the climbing requirements are not differentiated for climbers from inside or outside Central Java.

Even so, currently the health certificate needs to be differentiated for climbers based on the provisions applied by the Central Java Provincial Government.

"If the climbing requirements are not differentiated. Only if at this time there is a provision to enter Central Java, it must be rapid," he said.

Except for provisions from the Central Java Provincial Government, this is because there is a provision that rapid antigen tests must be carried out in air and rail transportation which are listed in the Handout Letter (SE) of the Covid-19 Task Force Number 3 of 2020. The regulations apply from Tuesday to Friday (8/1/ 2021).

The SE task force contains Control of Covid-19 Number 3 of 2020 concerning Health Procedures for People's Travels During the Christmas Holidays and Welcoming the 2021 New Year During the Covid-19 Outbreak Period.

At that time, for travel by sea with limited position inter-island shipping or local piers in an area, travelers were not required to use rapid antigen tests.

For those traveling by land transportation, whether individual or regular, it is recommended to use a rapid antigen test no later than 3×24 hours before departure.

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