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Climbing to Carstensz Pyramid with Helicopter


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Carstensz Pyramid

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Carstensz Pyramid

Objects: Carstensz Pyramid (4884m)
Activities: Mountaineering
Program's difficulty: 4.5, mid easy ( technical 3 + altitudinal 1.5 )
Group size: 6-15
Price: 18 210 USD
Deposit for reservations
5 000 USD
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Next month the price will rise.
The price is fixed at the moment of prepayment.
Dates ( Days 9 / Nights 8 )
November 01 - November 09
4 members
March 03 - March 11

Trip overview

Timika - Yellow Valley - Carstensz Peak - Yellow Valley - Timika

Why go there?

We offer to fly to Carstensz BC by helicopter! 

Carstens Pyramid on the classical way - it's probably technically the most difficult climb of all "Seven Summits”. However, it does not make any special problems for real mountain climbers. Warm equatorial climate makes this route like the Crimean. Rocks have the similar nature have, similar reef limestone. And the rocks of the northern slope of a monolithic and pleasant climbing than the south. In addition, the most difficult places are equipped with fixed ropes. The island offers a rare opportunity to visit the Stone Age, as the traditional way of life for most inhabitants of the island over the millennia has not changed too much. While globalization has not touched this place - gather and look at this wonder ...


Day 1 Arrival in Timika. Hotel accommodation.
Day 2 Flight to Yellow valley (Carstensz BC)
Day 3 Acclimatization and rope training
Day 4 Ascent of Carstenzs Pyramid. Return to Lakes Valley BC.
Day 5 Flight to Timika. Night in hotel
Day 6 Flight home.
Day 7-8 Reserve days in case of bad wether. Can be used for relax on Bali beaches.

Price includes

- return flight Timika-Yellow valley
- guides from 7 Summits club
- hotel accommodation (double rooms) - 2 nights
- meals: Full Board
- all necessary permits
- cook
- transportation of your personal equipment by Helicopter
  (weight allowance: 20 kg)
- environmental tax
- camping equipment for BC, including tables and chairs
- all group transfers
- walkie-talkies
- T-shirts and jackets with 7 Summits Club logotype

Price does not include

- international flights 

- Indonesian visa
- medical insurance
- personal equipment
- expenses caused by your premature leaving of the expedition,   whatever the reasons
- expenses caused by flight delays and cancellations

Good advice

If you want to take part in our expedition, please send us an e-mail with:
1. your brief mountaineering resume covering the last
10 years
2. your digital photo
3. questions

If your decision to take part is firm, send us the following information:
1. confirmation (free form)
2. date of birth
3. Citizenship
4. passport number, its date of issue and expiration
5. phone number

Tips guidelines (important information!)

You entrust your life, health, your time and money to the guides. And the guides take this responsibility for you and for the success of the whole trip. They are doing this 24 hours. 10-20 USD per day is expected as the normal amount of tips for the Guides and the staff of the program. If you liked everything about the trip, please don't forget to thank them. You can give the tips directly to the Main Guide and he will distribute it among the staff.

Necessary travel papers (documents)

Passport photo


Hotels under the program
Tents and mess-tent in BC


Full Board


Guide from 7 Summits Club
Local guide and cook
Porters where necessary

Health and medical insurance

Theoretically the region can offer a bouquet of tropical diseases, yet the risk to catch something serious is not higher than on the caravan way to Kilimanjaro.


Normally very rainy in the mountains, where day temperatures can drop to zero. Snow is highly likely.

Personal gear

Rucksack 40-50 liters
Closed-cell foam pad
Sleeping bag (good for -5 -15C)
5-6 meters of 6-8mm rope for Prussik knots
Jumar (ascender)
Rappel device
Poncho against rain
Telescopic ski poles
Mountaineering boots
Waterproof/breathable jacket with hood
(Gore Tex is strongly recommended)
Waterproof/breathable long pants with a bib (full length
side zips allow easy handling)
Down or fiber filled jacket with hood. Should be large enough to put on over your fleece jacket
Fleece/pile jacket
Fleece pants
Light trekking pants
Liner socks - 2-3 pairs
Thick woolen or poly socks - 3 pairs
Long-sleeved shirts - 2
Cap with large peak against sun
Wool or fleece hat
Training shoes
UV glasses
Head torch
Lip balm (spf 25+) and glacier cream (spf 40)
Personal first aid kit