Before I took Lulu’s publishing services, I tried to create my own book cover. The first two cover was done by me. I used GIMP to create the book cover, in which I found it a bit difficult. Not that GIMP is not good, but I don’t have enough creative juices and enough knowledge to … Read more Kinabalu Climber’s Guide book cover
Found 2 videos from the net on rains on Kinabalu. The first video is taken from Gurkha Hut, a remote hut up on the mountain, in which normal Summit Trail climbers will no be able to see it. It’s a small hut for 4, especially for those hard core climbers and like the adventure of … Read more Want to see Mount Kinabalu when it rains?
While updating my website and blog today, I found out that Moutain Torq, the only Mount Kinabalu via ferrata adventure operator has created a very nice map of the trail. I received an email yesterday asking me about the route map / trail of Kinabalu. Some of us new climbers may confused on the trail, … Read more Mount Kinabalu trail map
After a successful event by Borneo Air Sports Ozone Adventures last June on organizing the paragliding event from Ruhiang Hill of Tamparuli, at the foothill of Kinabalu, you will soon be able to paraglide from the majestic mountain yourself! Hopefully they will be able to organize another event that could enable us to paraglide from … Read more Paragliding from Mount Kinabalu – soon you will be able to do it!
Managed to get some time this morning to browse through Youtube to look into great videos about climbing the magnificent mountain of Borneo. There are actually thousands of them in Youtube, but I just would like to share one that was nicely done. Enjoy your video! Kinabalu: The Haunted Mountain of Borneo
I was there last year, spending some time with my family. Just a weekend get away from the hectic day in the clinic. Went there again last weekend for an overnight as I had some work to do on Sunday in Ranau. I gave Bro. Jamalul a call a couple of days before, just to … Read more Kiram Village revisited – New paved road and more flowers!
What say you? It has been quite an issue during the past few weeks. Politicians and businessman talking about it. Somebody will get rich and a lot of people will get poor if they build casino on Mount Kinabalu. I know, it’s not an issue for most of Kinabalu climbers, but the impact of the … Read more Casino on Mount Kinabalu?
Honestly, I have never been to the island. Although the boat ride there is only about an hour, I still cannot find time to go. I received an invitation (as usual) from Evelyn of Dive Down Below, a PADI 5 star dive adventure center and dive shop plus adventure travel center here in Kota Kinabalu. … Read more Survivor Island (Pulau Tiga) Day Trip
I spent my first 3 hours of yesterdays work reading through a forum thread about a camera that travels across the ocean, and how a good samaritan managed to get the camera back to it’s owner, 1770km away… You may want to read about the story here. And you may also wants to read a … Read more The story of a camera that travels 1770km across the ocean
The Kinabalu Blog Book is on the way of production. After a lot of considering, I have selected 27 timeless posts from this blog to be included in the book. I have categorized it into 4 main chapters: Travelers Tips Medical & Emergencies Climbing Equipments Via ferrata I selected the post in which will show … Read more Kinabalu Blog Book Table of Contents