Balitrekkingtour.net – August is considered to be the best month for climbing Mount Batur Bali, if you are visiting Bali and chose choose climbing mount Batur you have to think twice climbing mount Batur Bali. Especially on 17th of Agust there are a lots of climbers who want to do the ceremony of Indonesian independence in mount Batur and others mountain all around Indonesia archipelago. There are even some people who don’t like climbing mountain but accidentally climb mount Batur just for the sake of taking one or two photos for social media. Here below are 5 reasons why climbing Mount Batur in August is not the best option.
1. Overload climbers
Actually hiking open every day and 24 hours however, due to various reasons such as work, school holiday and Indonesian independencies day make mount Batur overload visitor. During August over 400 people climbing this mountain and it will not wroth for you because in the top will be hundreds of people, difficult to have space for take a picture. So if you thing you will escape from hustle and bustle people you are 100% wrong. So climbing mount Batur Bali doing August not bet option if you want escape hustle and bustle of people.
2. Sometime the weather very bad
Despite August is dry season but it not guaranteed the weather on mount Batur Bali always clear, such as on Agust 2017, almost 7 weeks the weather very bad. All climbers who climb mount Batur during that day can’t see anything, the cloud block entire views of mount Batur. Climber can see the distance around 10 to 20 meters only. So things twice if you want visit mount Batur during August or if you want to do on this mount, you have to check the weather before ahead or you can use weather forecast.
3. Make More Tiring
Because of the many people hiking in one path, you will be more tired. Walking step by step is very tiring especially if you do it in a long time. Walking few step had to stop because it is queued and again, again. In fact, if during hike had many stops it will make quickly tired. Beside of that, you can’t to enjoying the climbing because lines are crowded and cramped.
4. A lot of dust
As we know August is dry season of couse the area of the mountain will be dry, especially if climbing mount Batur because the characteristic of mount Batur is sandy and rocky, this will be problem to everyone who climbing mount Batur during dry season or August. This will be not good, the best way to anticipate this problem is bring some mask to protect your nose from the dust.
5. A lot of garbage
Because of overload climbers, one of the impacts while high season in the month of August is the garbage left everywhere. Even though it has attention to bring garbage back down and not leave one at mount Batur, nonetheless there is climbers throw garbage everywhere. You may find some path or camping places which are full of garbage. This thing make pissed off, instead of beauty that you see but garbage everywhere.
That’s 5 reasons why climbing Mount Batur in August is not the best option. Wouldn’t you want enjoying your climbing right? There are many other ways to climbing mount Batur while your holiday. If you really want to climb mount Batur during August, then prepare carefully and make sure you get what you expecting.