Is it safe to climb mount Batur during mount agung alerts? That is the most people type on internet lately because increasing activities of Mount Agung. As we know alert amid fears Mount Agung volcano will erupt since 18th of September. A lot of people worries if want to hike mount Batur because they afraid the activities of mount Agng can affect Mount Batur. By this article, I want share you about the safety if want hike mount Batur or is it safe to climb mount Batur during mount agung alerts?
I facts, climbing mount Batur today 100% safety and not a problem if people hiking mount Batur today, the activities of Mount Batur still normal such as recently. There is no increase in volcanic activity in the mountain Batur and also no effect from the increased activity of Mount Agung. Beside of that, the distance between Mount Batur and Mount agung more than 30 km, in case Mount Agung eruption the area of Mount Batur still safe and on the front of Mount Batur still stand Mount Agung, so 100% climb mount Batur during mount Agung alerts.
It will be more safety if you could follow the tips of Mount Batur sunrise trekking as bellow:
- Hire local guide who know well about the area, bring enough drinking water supply, because there is no water source on the mountain.
- Wearing proper shoes because the path is large rocks and continue to climb to the top, there is a lot of loss rock, can be problem if your boots not good.
- Sleep earlier before hike, don’t eat much and bring war jacket because on the summit can be very cold and the weather unpredictable, prepare raincoat.
That all the answer of question is it safe to climb mount Batur during mount agung alerts? I hope by reading this article everyone know the safety of hiking mount Batur this time.