There are several paths that are commonly used by climbers to reach the summit of Mount Rinjani. The two most popular are the Sembalun and Senaru Trails. both of these lines have the same number of posts. only different scenery around it when climbing.
Basecamp Sembalun – Pos 1
From Basecamp Sembalun you go to Pos 1 which passes through the vast savanna. after about 30 minutes, The real climb begins. From the last gate to Pos 1, it takes about 1 hour trekking through hilly savanna where there are rarely trees. Pos 1 is at an altitude of about 1,300 meters above sea level.
Pos 1 – Pos 2
Trekking from here still exists in the savanna area of Mount Rinjani. You can see the sea when the weather is sunny and some parts of North Lombok. The trip to Pos 2 will take you around 1.30 hours. Pos 2 is at an altitude of 1,500 meters above sea level with the track starting uphill.
Pos 2 – Pos 3
Most climbers, this is the first test climbing for the trekking berfore reach the summit of Mount Rinjani.
Crater Rim – Summit Rinjani
This is the lower caldera on Mount Rinjani before reaching the summit. Usually the climbers will get here in the afternoon, setting up tents, and taking water supplies.. Crater is the last post of Mount Rinjani. After resting the climbers will summit attack at dawn. Crater is the last post of Mount Rinjani. After resting the climbers will summit attack at dawn.
Crater – Segara Anak Lake
It’s not complete climbing Mount Rinjani without visiting Segara Anak. You can see it when the weather is clear from the Crater. Even though it looks close, Segara Anak is quite far from Crater. The climbers usually will spend the night in Segara Anak at an altitude of 2000 meters above sea level. Near this camping area there are also springs for refilling drinking water and natural hot spring baths.