A mecca of botanical diversity and home to a wealth of wildlife, Kinabalu is also one of the most spectacular and accessible mountains in the world. With abundant maps and illustrations and practical, informative text, this guide enables the visitor to make the most of Kinabalu’s unique attractions.
From the Back Cover
Kinabalu Park is one of the world’s hot spots for biodiversity and at over 4,000 meters (13,000 feet) high, is Southeast Asia’s highest mountain. The rich diversity of natural habitats is home to a wealth of flora and fauna, and has numerous other attractions for the adventurous traveler, including walking, trekking, climbing and relaxing in hot springs. This highly illustrated and practical guide is packed with essential information for the visitor to this unique area. There are 24 walks and trails in detail for all levels, with easy-to-follow route maps. This guide is packed with fact boxes and information panels on wildlife, plant life, visitor activities and other attractions. It contains essential travel tips including access, equipment, facilities, and useful addresses to enable the visitor to make the most of any trip. This book is illustrated with 50 full color photographs and many striking black and white vignettes and there is a complete checklist of all bird species recorded in Kinabalu Park. (6 x 8 1/4, 128 pages, color photos, illustrations, maps)
This is a MUST HAVE book for those who like to have a handbook on Mount Kinabalu. I personally have this book and it has become the best source and guides for my website. I personally recommend this book for all of Mount Kinabalu adventure travelers and climbers.