The geographical position of the summit of Mount Salak is at 6 ° 43 'S and 106 ° 44' East Longitude. I peak height Salak Salak II 2211 m and 2180 m asl. There's another one called Puncak Sumbul peak with an altitude of 1926 m above sea level. Salak mountain to climb than some of the hiking trail. The most frequently climbed peak is the peak of Salak Salak Peak I and II, whereas the most crowded path is through the waterfall route Jackfruit. In addition to TSB path. pathways that can be achieved is through the path or route Cidahu Sukabumi Ratu Crater.
Administratively, Mount Salak included in Regency Sukabumi and Bogor, West Java. Management of its forest area was originally under the Bogor Perhutanioffice KPH, but since 2003, to the expansion of the Mist Mountain National Park, now called the Mist Mountain National Park-Salak.
Salak mountain known as a place of education for clubs nature lovers. Dense jungle terrain and rarely climbed Mount Salak climbers make appropriate as a means of studying the nature lovers. Yet Mount Salak has a difficult path for novice climbers, because the path through which the water is rarely found a puddle of water. Various wildlife can be found on the slopes of Mount Salak, ranging from toads and frogs, reptiles, birds to mammals.
Many think the name comes from the name of Mount Salak Salak plants, but this is precisely the name of the mountain comes from the Sanskrit word "Salaka" which means silver. Then Mount Salak means "Silver Mountain."