I climbed Mount Kinabalu for the 11th time last March. This is the short video on the expedition. It was raining, wet and foggy. No majestic views from the top, but it really worth every step.
I actually took these photos in 2009, when Kiram’s Village was in its infancy. My family and I stayed in one of the chalet for a night, and we had a barbecue dinner. As usual, the weather was cold and wet. When I woke up the next morning, I was amazed by the numbers of … Read more29 moth species that you can find at Kiram’s Village, Kundasang at the foothill of Mount Kinabalu
I received an email from one of our readers who was here in Sabah, Borneo during WWII. Mr Tony Catherall shared with us his experience and photos from the past on Tamparuli here. He now shared his friend’s poem for us. Good afternoon from England I hope you are all well in Sabah. I have … Read moreKinabalu Poem by John Roberts
I was informed by one of our readers from my July 26, 2013 post, saying that Mount Kinabalu is not anymore in the top 10 highest mountain in SEA. Mount Kinabalu is now at the number 13. The new entry for the the list above Mount Kinabalu are: 1. Gunung Sumantri, Indonesia (4870m asl) 2. … Read moreMount Kinabalu is not anymore in the list of 10 highest mountain in SEA
I went up the mountain last month with a group of friends. We reached King George’s Peak on the Eastern Plateau of Kinabalu. The trail up there was the same as Summit Trail up until Panar Laban Rockface, where we then diverted to the right side of the trail into the woods. From there on, … Read more10 photos of Mount Kinabalu seen from King George’s Peak, Eastern Plateau
We went up the Eastern Plateau of Kinabalu last weekend. Managed to shoot a lot of photos and some short videos. For your information, I used Openshot video editor, an open source application in my Dell Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. Photos and videos was shot using a China made video cam, Action Cam RD990. I hope … Read moreEastern Plateau Expedition 2015, Mount Kinabalu
I has been a very long time since I climbed Mount Kinabalu beyond Layang-Layang Hut. The last climb was in 2008 up to Low’s Peak and I can still remember the views of the majestic mountain. I participated in the last two Climbathon events – 2013 & 2014 – but those climbathon route did not … Read moreEastern Plateau Climb 2015 – King George’s Peak Expedition
I received an email from a 71 years old climbers who were ill informed about the severity of the mountain, especially for those who were unprepared. Dour, wrote this to me: I traversed the Mesilau trail in September this year. We were ill prepared. And did not have enough food for the trip. I am … Read moreBring enough fuel on your Mount Kinabalu climbing trip
I heard that the cost of Mount Kinabalu climbing package for the year of 2015 is going to be increase. I heard it from a very reliable source, as Malaysian government is going to implement 6% Goods & Service Tax starting from 1st April 2015, it’s expected that the price will only go up. With … Read moreBook your 2015 Mount Kinabalu climbing package now!
King Kilian Jornet did in in 2 hours 11 minutes last year 2012. And he said it was too easy for him. I did it in 6 hours and 25 minutes. So, nothing to brag about my performance. Yes, it was really slow for Men’s Open category. The cut off time was 5 hours. But … Read more27th Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon 2013 – Adventure Race report