In addition to your mountain climb, experience a 50meter Via Ferrata activity which will take approximately 30 minutes, giving our climbers a taste of using the required equipment and climbing via fixed cables and ladders
Ex-Kota Kinabalu Our 2D/1N summit climb of Mount Kinabalu also offers climbers the opportunity to try out Via Ferrata. The Via Ferrata activity is conducted at the Laban Rata Plateau and is not compulsory. The package will feature a Via Ferrata Teaser which will be conducted just right next to Pendant Hut, a 50meter Via Ferrata activity which will take approximately 30 minutes, giving our climbers a taste of using the required equipment and climbing via fixed cables and ladders.
- Via Ferrata ‘teaser’
- Mount Kinabalu Summit Climb
- Timpohon Trail
- World Heritage Site
0700hrs: Pick up from KK area hotel and transfer to Kinabalu Park (KNP) HQ. Collect your Packed Lunch en-route. Upon arrival, register for the mountain climb (passports necessary) and meet your Private Mountain Guide. Head to Timpohon Gate (starting / ending point). Climb begins, after 4 – 6 hours arrive Laban Rata (3272.7M), check in to accommodation.
1500hrs: Attend the mandatory Via Ferrata safety briefing in Pendant Hut and meet your Mountain Torq Trainer.
1600hrs: Cut-off time for Via Ferrata safety briefing.
1800hrs: Dinner at Laban Rata’s canteen.
2100hrs: Lights Out. Overnight Pendant Hut (Dormitory Bunked Beds with Communal Bathroom).
Meals: Packed Lunch and Dinner.
0230hrs: Wake up & enjoy a small supper meal before your summit ascent. Aim to enjoy sunrise at 4093m a.s.l. When ready begins you descent of Mt Kinabalu.
0600hrs: Simple American Breakfast at Pendant Hut (breakfast is available from 0630hrs to 0930hrs)
0730hrs: Meet your Via Ferrata trainer at Pendant Hut and start with Via Ferrata Teaser – 50meters / 30 minutes duration.
1000hrs: Check out Pendant Hut and descend to Timpohon Gate with your Private Mountain Guide.
1400hrs – Latest 1700hrs : Arrive back at Kinabalu Park Headquarters for your transfer back to Kota Kinabalu City.
Meals: Simple Breakfast.
- 1 night in Pendant Hut Dormitory, Dinner buffet-style at Laban Rata Restaurant, 1 Packed Lunch collected at Local Restaurant, 1 simple American breakfast @ Pendant Hut, Return Land Transfers based on shared basis from Kota Kinabalu to Kinabalu Park, Return Land Transfers based on shared basis from Kinabalu Park HQ to Timpohon Gate, Mountain Guide, Park Entrance Fees, Insurance & Climbing Permit, Via Ferrata Teaser Activity with Via Ferrata Trainer.
- Meals and Items not stated, Porter Fees – if required, Video or Camera Fees.
To answer the many questions you might have about climbing Mt Kinabalu, please refer to our links below.
About Mt Kinabalu Climb: http://www.mountkinabaluborneo.com/information_summit-climb-mount-kinabalu/
Mt Kinabalu Accommodations: http://www.mountkinabaluborneo.com/laban-rata-accommodation/
Climbing Preparation, Packing List & FAQ: http://www.mountkinabaluborneo.com/mount-kinabalu-climb-preparation-faq/
Important Information for Climbers: http://www.mountkinabaluborneo.com/important-information-for-climbers/