Mount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 8): Sabah Parks rangers and guides have CM’s support

Friday, August 24, 2001 By Jaswinder Kaur Chief Minister Datuk Chong Kah Kiat today stood firm behind Sabah Parks rangers and guides who were involved in the search and rescue operation for Briton Ellie James, 17. Elaborating on claims that Sabah Parks had delayed search and rescue operations soon after Ellie was reported missing last … Read moreMount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 8): Sabah Parks rangers and guides have CM’s support

Mount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 7): Family of British girl who died on Kinabalu to cremate her

Friday, August 24, 2001 By Muguntan Vanar and Ruben Sario KOTA KINABALU: British schoolgirl Ellie James, 17, who died after she went missing on Mount Kinabalu a week ago, will be cremated at a private crematorium here today. The family’s locally appointed undertakers claimed the body at 2.30pm yesterday after a post-mortem was conducted by … Read moreMount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 7): Family of British girl who died on Kinabalu to cremate her

Mount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 6): Ellie’s parents set up memorial fund to help villagers

Friday, August 24, 2001 KOTA KINABALU: The parents of British teenager Ellie James, who died on Mount Kinabalu, has set up a memorial fund aimed at benefiting voluntary organisations and also the people of a village on the foothills of the mountain. Ellie’s family, in a statement to the Daily Telegraph newspaper in London, said: … Read moreMount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 6): Ellie’s parents set up memorial fund to help villagers

Mount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 5): British girl found dead on Mt Kinabalu

This is the fifth day of a 10 days news series of Ellie James. Part 5: Thursday, August 23, 2001 By Muguntan Vanar and Ruben Sario KOTA KINABALU: British schoolgirl Ellie James, who went missing on Aug 16, was found dead yesterday just below St John’s peak, the second highest point of Mount Kinabalu, about … Read moreMount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 5): British girl found dead on Mt Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 4): “Spirits” had lured Ellie astray

This is the fourth day of a 10 days news series of Ellie James. Part 4: Thursday, August 23, 2001 MOUNT KINABALU: A team of mountain rescuers today found the body of British teenager Ellie James, who had been missing for a week on Mount Kinabalu. The 17-year-old disappeared in the mist while descending from … Read moreMount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 4): “Spirits” had lured Ellie astray

Mount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 3): Signs that missing British girl still alive

This is the third day of a 10 days news series of Ellie James. Part 3: Wednesday, August 22, 2001 KOTA KINABALU: Teams scaling through slippery footpaths in the jungle terrain of Mount Kinabalu are keeping their hopes alive of finding missing 16-year-old British schoolgirl Ellie James. Some of the local team members believe that … Read moreMount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 3): Signs that missing British girl still alive

Mount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 2): Setback in search for girl

This is the second day of a 10 days news series of Ellie James. Part 2: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 KOTA KINABALU: Strong winds, thick fog and heavy rain continue to hamper the search for Ellie James near the summit of Mount Kinabalu. Some 50 rescuers, comprising Sabah Park rangers, soldiers, policemen, firemen, villagers and … Read moreMount Kinabalu Tragedy (Part 2): Setback in search for girl

Mount Kinabalu Tragedy: A tribute to Ellie James (1985-2001)

Not many people know about tragedies that happened on Mount Kinabalu. Death happens on Borneo’s majestic mountain, the latest was in August 2001. As this month would be exactly 6 years since the event, I would like to dedicate a serial news excerpt from our local newspaper, The Star which reported the incident. Ellie James, … Read moreMount Kinabalu Tragedy: A tribute to Ellie James (1985-2001)

Marai Parai Route: climbing Kinabalu from the north-west flank

As a continuation of the articles about Western plateau of Kinabalu, I now give you an idea on what you are going to face while climbing Kinabalu from Marai Parai route. You will need a special permission from Sabah Park Authorities to get the permit and guide for this climb. Resource: Borneoclimbing.com The first recorded … Read moreMarai Parai Route: climbing Kinabalu from the north-west flank