Mountain Name: Carstensz Pyramid or Mount Carstensz in English, Puncak Jaya in Indonesian, Nemangkawi in Amungkal.
Etymology: Carstensz was a Dutch explorer who first saw icefields on the mountain in 1623. Puncak Jaya is an adulterated version of the first president of Indonesia Puntjak, and Jaya means victory.
Height: 16,024 Feet.
First Known Attempt at Climbing: 1962 by Heinrich Harrer.
First Known Summit: 1962 by Heinrich Harrer.
Climbing Season: All year.
Climbing Routes Shown Below:
Estimated Prices: $? - $18,500
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