Mount Kinabalu climbing package booking for 2008 is now OPEN!

I have set up a new booking system for aspiring Mount Kinabalu climbers, after 3 months the old system was down. Mostly it is due to Sutera Sanctuary Lodges internal problem, where they have set up new rules and regulations for climbers starting from 2008 booking dates. So, if you are planning to climb Mount … Read moreMount Kinabalu climbing package booking for 2008 is now OPEN!

Book your Kinabalu climbing package from Kumuka.com

I started to accept quotation requests for Mount Kinabalu climbing since February 2007. Statistically, I have received more than 500 request, but from that number, Aiden and me could only process and handle less than 5% of it. The major reason why we could not deal with the other request for the climb is that … Read moreBook your Kinabalu climbing package from Kumuka.com

He only used ‘ADIDAS KAMPUNG’, but still won the Climbathon ’07

Have you heard about ‘Adidas Kampung’? It’s a Made-In-China rubber shoes that is widely available here in Malaysia – black color shoes with 4 stripes of either white or yellow or even black in color. And some have studs too. For those who have climbed Mount Kinabalu before, you will surely notice it – as … Read moreHe only used ‘ADIDAS KAMPUNG’, but still won the Climbathon ’07

Melangkap Kapa – Mekado Valley – King George’s Peak – Sayat-Sayat Trail

Oh, this is even a rare trail. Kampung Melangkap Kapa is where the first group of the British Army who get lost in Low’s Gully in 1994 arrived after more than one week in the thick jungle. Ian Hall and AG Shepherd with their guide, Jasrin and porter, Girul, track the trail in November 2006. … Read moreMelangkap Kapa – Mekado Valley – King George’s Peak – Sayat-Sayat Trail

Mount Kinabalu Tragedy (Final Part): Ellie’s family fly home with her ashes

Sunday, August 26, 2001 KOTA KINABALU: The family of British schoolgirl Ellie James, 17, who died on Mount Kinabalu flew home with her ashes early yesterday. Her parents, Bruce and Claire, and brothers Thomas, 19, and Henry, 15, left the state capital on a 6am flight on their way back to Britain. They were seen … Read moreMount Kinabalu Tragedy (Final Part): Ellie’s family fly home with her ashes

Mount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 9): Blame it on no one but Ellie, says father

Saturday, August 25, 2001 KOTA KINABALU: British teenager Ellie James who died on Mount Kinabalu was cremated here yesterday as her grieving father told the British media that no one was to be blamed for the accident. The family bade an emotional farewell to the 17-year-old schoolgirl during a special prayer conducted by Anglican priest … Read moreMount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 9): Blame it on no one but Ellie, says father