• Beginning the climbPassing through rolling grasslands on the very lower slopes of Mount Rinjani
  • Lower slopes... passing through the cloud lineThis is where the climbing starts to get harder.
  • Crater RimCamping here for the night.... just above the cloud line
  • Crater Rim camp siteA narrow edge... volcano caldera to one side, and the steep slope up which you climbed to the other
  • Crater LakeCrater Lake is over 200 metres deep... you can swim and fish here!
  • The final climb to the summitSteep volcanic scree and ash make the climb hard, but the summit is within sight
  • Professional mountain guides are here to helpWhen you feel that you can't make it, your mountain guide will offer encouragement and show you the way
  • Crater Lake at sunriseCamping alongside the lake is an amazing experience
  • Almost there!With sunrise coming, you can see the awesome shadow of Rinjani off into the distance
  • Baby RinjaniA new caldera is forming within Mount Rinjani... still active today!
  • Very close now!This is the hardest section of the climb... just 300 metres to go!
  • The summit of Mount RinjaniYou made it! Looking deep into the caldera of Mount Rinjani
  • Relax and take it all inThe 360 degree panorama is just beautiful
  • Rinjani CalderaYou are so high you can see clouds forming around the Crater Rim far below you
  • The edge of the craterThat ridge is what you have just walked across to get to the summit
  • Heading down for breakfastHaving made it to the summit, it is back to the Crater Rim camp site for a full breakfast
  • Crater Rim camp site off in the distanceSpectacular views back to the camp site perched on the Crater Rim of Mount Rinjani
  • Voclanic remnants of a past RinjaniThe most recent eruption of Mount Rinjani reshaped the entire caldera

What to bring to Mount Rinjani?

Less is best

Only bring what you can carry!  Climbing Mount Rinjani is hard work, so keeping weight to a minimum is essential. Here are our suggestions… items marked * are essential ! You should keep in mind that due to the altitude of Mount Rinjani, it can get very cold, and at times it can also be windy with rain, so warm waterproof / wind- proof clothing is essential. Items marked * are considered essential Small backpack capable of carrying all the items below  * Torch or head lamp  * Trekking shoes - choose shoes with an aggressive tread pattern  * Toiletries Warm hat (beanie style is ideal)  * Sun block/lotion Sunglasses  * Camera Small towel 2/3 pieces of T-Shirts  * Long trek pants which are wind-proof  * Wind-proof / waterproof jacket  * Warm jumper / sweater  * 2 pairs of shorts Trekking stick (optional but highly recommended) Swimming Suite (optional if you wish to swim at Crater Lake) Extra snacks (high energy snacks are ideal)  * 3 pairs of thick socks  (we recommend wearing 2 pairs for the descent to protect your feet, so ensure your trekking shoes will still fit with 2 pairs of socks)
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Anything that you do not wish to take on the actual trek (such as suitcases etc) can be locked up at our Senaru office awaiting your return from the trek at no charge.  This is ideal for those continuing on their holiday to other Lombok locations, the Gili Islands, etc. after the trek.