Climb Stats

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

The summit of Australasia continent and Oceania


Standing at 4,884m (16,023ft), 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.