Mountaintorq via ferrata trip preparation notes

Received an email from Mountaintorq today regarding how you can prepare yourself before going for an adventure on Mount Kinabalu. A must read for every Mt. Kinabalu climbers, especially for those who planned for via ferrata adventure. What do I need to do to prepare for my MOUNTAIN TORQ / Mt Kinabalu adventure? You will … Read moreMountaintorq via ferrata trip preparation notes

Climbing gloves for Mount Kinabalu climbers

I thought it was a small matter to most of us. But the truth is, it’s not. I received an email from Miss M (not her real name) asking me on what type of gloves that she could use to climb Mount Kinabalu. Can an ordinary gardening gloves would do? Do I need a water … Read moreClimbing gloves for Mount Kinabalu climbers

World’s highest “via ferrata” now on Mount Kinabalu!

While poking through the net, surfing around technorati, I found a very interesting blog post by kenjj about the newest adventure on Mount Kinabalu – via ferrata. So, what is via ferrata? A via ferrata (Italian for “iron road”. Plural vie ferrate. In German, klettersteig) is a mountain route which is equipped with fixed cables, … Read moreWorld’s highest “via ferrata” now on Mount Kinabalu!