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Tebing Parang

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About Tebing Parang:

Geologically, Tebing Parang is an andesite crag that was formed through magmatic intrusion and subsequent erosional processes. Tebing Parang has 3 towers and has mainly slab to vertical climbing face up to 400 m. Tebing Parang is an important crag in Indonesia rock climbing history. Some rock climbing historical facts about Tebing Parang are as follow: 1980: Tebing Parang was trad-climbed by Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) Team. This is the first trad climbing in Tebing Parang. 1986-1987: Indonesia Special Army Forces and some climbers from Bandung made the first Indonesia big wall climbing route in the East Wall of Tower II. Sandy and Djati speed-climbed this route in 240 minutes, and that's why this route is called '240'. 1988: Aranyacala Team trad-climbed Tower III. This is the first all-women rock climbing expedition in Indonesia. 1988: Sandy and Djati speed-climbed the North Wall of Tower III in 3 hours without any protection. 1989: Budi Cahyono climbed the East Wall of Tower III. This is the first solo artificial climbing in Indonesia. 1992: Robbyanto and Sugiarto broke the speed climbing record in Route 240 : 127 minutes.
Nearest town or city: Plered
Directions: Many villages surrounding Tebing Parang. Traveling by car from Jakarta, it takes about 3 hours to arrive at these villages. You can park your car at these villages. For climbing in the East Wall, you can park your car in Cihuni Village. In this village, there is a small house that was made by local villagers for rock climbers. For climbing in the North and West Wall, you can park your car at Cirangkong Village. Furthermore, you can rent villager house for your basecamp. Some tracks connect these villages to the Tebing Parang main rock body. Ask the villagers about these tracks, and don't forget to report your arriving to village chief.
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