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Re-opening of Mount Kinabalu Summit – Low’s Peak for New Year 2016!

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All of Sabah, and the world, are looking forward to the re-opening of Mount Kinabalu Summit Low’s Peak for New Year 2016! It would be amazing to have the iconic national landmark, Mount Kinabalu, fully restored to its former glory in the same year as an earthquake devastated its...
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Climbing Mount Kinabalu is re-opened to visitors!

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Booming popularity in the Crocker Range World Heritage Site of Kinabalu National Park, as climbing Mount Kinabalu is re-opened to visitors! Any mountain climbing along the Timpohon trail is deemed safe as far as the Laban Rata plateau only – so there’s no program to reach the...

Is Via Ferrata still available on Mount Kinabalu?

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Climbing Mount Kinabalu was, is, and always will be a glorious adventure for visitors of Sabah to experience! Moving on, as expected of the strong will and determination that characterises both Sabah’s people and its iconic national landmark, Mount Kinabalu will not only open its...

What’s new with Downbelow?

What’s new with Downbelow, is that we are refurbishing, repackaging, rebranding our ‘magic touch’ for our clients to have the superb Sabah adventure of their dreams! Borneo is a mysterious and exotic destination to many of the worlds’ travellers who have never been, and it can...

Getting Fit to Climb Mt Kinabalu

Physical Preparation for my Mt Kinabalu Summit Climb. Although you do not need to be super fit, you do need to be in good physical condition. Here are some suggestions from the Alpine Guides Association: A good amount of outdoor cardiovascular exercise (power walking, cycling,...
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PADI GoPro Intern Conquers Mt Kinabalu

Our recent PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) graduate, completing his Go PRO internship program at our premier PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre to qualify as a new PADI Instructor, conquers Mount Kinabalu! Abdullah from Libya wanted to explore more than the underwater world of...