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 Mt Wilhelm - John Seach
Simbu Province, Papua New Guinea
5° 48' S, 145° 02' E
Summit elevation 4509m

Mt Wilhelm is the highest peak in Papua New Guinea.
On a clear day both north and south coasts of New Guinea can be seen from the summit.

The first stage of the climb passes Pindaunde lakes at an altitude of about 3500 m.
From the lakes it is about 5 hours walk to the summit.
It is advisable to spend some time acclimatising at the lakes before attempting to reach the summit.
There is a risk of altitude sickness on the mountain.

Mt Wilhelm - Papua New Guinea
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