Puncak Jaya or Carstensz Pyramid, standing at 4,884m is the highest summit of Mount Carstensz in the Sudirman Range of the western central highlands of Papua province, Indonesia (within Puncak Jaya Regency). Other summits are East Carstensz Peak (4,808m), Sumantri (4,870m) and Ngga Pulu (4,863m).

At 4,884m (16,023ft) above sea level, Puncak Jaya is the highest mountain in Indonesia, the highest on the island of New Guinea (which comprises the Indonesian West Papua region plus Papua New Guinea), the highest of Oceania (Australian continent), and the 5th highest mountain in political Southeast Asia. It is also the highest point between the Himalayas and the Andes, and the highest island peak in the world.


7 Summit Number: Five
Location: Papua Province, Indonesia
Altitude: 4,884m / 16,023ft
Date Summited: December 12th, 2008
Guiding Company: Manado Adventure
Guides: Romy
Climbing Partners: Jeff Strite

Carstensz Pyramid Summit

Tyrolean Traverse leading up to the Summit