The story behind SSL & Sabah State Government on Mount Kinabalu management

I received an official call from Mr. Guna, the investigating officer for our complaints against Sutera Sanctuary Lodges on the ridiculous pricing of climbing Mount Kinabalu starting from 2008. For the other 15 complaints that had been submitted (thanks for those who submitted the complaints), you will get a similar call from him soon. Basically, … Read moreThe story behind SSL & Sabah State Government on Mount Kinabalu management

Submit your complaint to Malaysian government about Sutera Sanctuary Lodges

I have been writing about SCUBA diving in this blog for the past few months. Yeah… I am shying away from Mount Kinabalu temporarily as the issues with Sutera drags my feet away from the highest peak of Borneo. However, it does not mean that I am not writing about Kinabalu anymore. I will write … Read moreSubmit your complaint to Malaysian government about Sutera Sanctuary Lodges

Join “Mount Kinabalu – belongs to NO ONE else” cause in Facebook

A lot of complaints. A lot of rants. A lot of rage. The issue: Sutera Sanctuary Lodges monopolize Mount Kinabalu for their own profits. They never wants to listen to our grouses on how expensive their climbing packages are, as long as they are the only available solution for Kinabalu climbers. It started early this … Read moreJoin “Mount Kinabalu – belongs to NO ONE else” cause in Facebook

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges – the biggest rip-off merchants in Asia

No. I did not write those words. I quoted from a travelogue entry by staffyandlyddy in Travelpod.com. They also gave a breakdown of what they had to pay those ripp-off merchants to climb the mountain (for non-Malaysian): Dorm Room at Park Headquarters – 85RM each Permit to Climb Mt Kinabalu – 100RM each Insurance (even … Read moreSutera Sanctuary Lodges – the biggest rip-off merchants in Asia

Sutera Sanctuary Lodges (SSL) website revisited

After they upgraded their office here in Kota Kinabalu, I noticed that they have also redesigned their website. Apparently, they scrapped their SSL office header logo to make way to Sutera Harbour Resort. If you go to Wisma Sabah nowadays, you will not find Sutera Sanctuary Lodges anymore. They centralized their operating office under Sutera … Read moreSutera Sanctuary Lodges (SSL) website revisited

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