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2 Days 1 Night Via Ferrata (Low's Peak Circuit)

Overview

The Low's Peak Circuit will be more suitable for climbers with above average fitness. As the route will be more challenging, it takes approximately 4-5 hours to complete on average. This route is only meant to for climbers 16 years old and above.

For any avid thrill-seekers or adrenaline-junkies, this is definitely the to go! Low's Peak Circuit doesn't require any special skills, so it's open for anyone who wants to take the experience to even greater heights!

With a proper system of routes, devices and an experienced trainer to guide you, Via Ferrata climbing allows anyone to experience the exciting challenges of this activity under the safest of conditions.

Itinerary
Day 01  
0600 - 0700 Meet your guide at your hotel/hostel (or designated meeting point) and depart to Kinabalu Park
0900 Arrive at Kinabalu Park
  Guide will arrange all necessary registration and assign you a mountain guide (Shared with other guests)
  *Porter fee (RM130/10kg), luggage keeping fee (RM12/luggage) at Park HQ will be paid by guest's own account.
1000 Transferred from Park HQ to Timpohon Gate (Starting point 1,892m)
  Start hiking up to Pendant Hut (3,289m). It takes approximately 4-6 hours.
1500 Arrive at Pendant Hut and settle in
1530 Attend the mandatory via ferrata safety briefing in Pendant Hut and meet your Mountain Torq Trainer
1600 *Cut-off time for via ferrata safety briefing
1800 Have dinner at Laban Rata Rest house and overnight at Pendant Hut
2000 Lights Out
Day 02  
0130 Wake up for early supper
0230 Start the journey toward the summit of Mt. Kinabalu (4095.2m). It takes approximately 3 hours
0540 Reach the summit and catch the sunrise 
*Subject to weather condition
0600 Descent from Low's Peak to meet your Mountain Torq Trainer
0715 Meet your via ferrata trainer at 7.5km mark for your Low's Peak Circuit via ferrata experience (intermediate via ferrata, 4 to 5 hrs, French grade AD)
0930 Return to Pendant Hut for a well earned breakfast
1100 Check out of Pendant Hut and trek down to Timpohon Gate
1500 - 1700 Arrive at Timpohon Gate and transferred back to Park HQ
  Arrive at Park HQ to collect certificate and enjoy a buffet lunch at Balsam Restaurant
  (Buffet lunch would be converted to packed for clients who arrive late)
  Meet with your guide and depart to Kota Kinabalu. It takes approximately 2-3 hours
  Arrive at your hotel/hostel (or requested drop-off point) in Kota Kinabalu

 

Includes

Inclusions

  • Return transfer (Kota Kinabalu - Kinabalu Park)
  • Return transfer (Park HQ - Timpohon Gate)
  • Mt. Guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Climbing Permit
  • Climbing Insurance
  • 1 Night stay at Mountain hut
  • Full Board meals (1 breakfast, 2 lunch, 1 dinner, 1 supper)
  • Certificate
  • Equipments for via ferrata activity
  • Via ferrata trainer

Exclusions

  • Beverage
  • Porter fee
  • Luggage keeping fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airfare
  • Credit Card bank charges/Inter-transfer bank charges
  • Things
  • not stated above
Things To Bring

Things you should bring

  • Small backpack
  • Passport
  • Shoes with good grip
  • Warm clothing like sleeves/hiking pants
  • Jacket/Wind breaker
  • Extra clothing
  • Tissue paper/Toilet roll
  • Personal Toiletries
  • Refillable water bottle
  • High energy food
  • Small towel
  • Hand gloves
  • Raincoats
  • Head torch
  • Rain cover for your backpack

Things you wish to bring

  • Altitude sickness tablets
  • Sun block lotion
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera
  • Sandals / Slippers
  • Plastic bag
  • Sunglass
Notes
Accommodation Info
  • Accommodation is based on Non-Heated Dormitory Bunk-bed with sharing bathroom & toilet
  • Pendant Hut would carry out water-rationing / closure of shower facility without prior notice due to water shortage during draught season.
Transportation / Services Info
  • All transportation services are on sharing basis.
  • Return transfer (Kota Kinabalu - Kinabalu Park) will be done by guide cum driver.
Mountain Torq Policy (Via Ferrata Operator)
  • All transportation services are on sharing basis.
  • Return transfer (Kota Kinabalu - Kinabalu Park) will be done by guide cum driver.
  • Since we may have pick up from multiple hotels, you might experience some delays. You can reach our staff by emergency number for further assistance @ +60-13-850-3285
Mountain Torq Policy (Via Ferrata Operator)
  • You must attend Via Ferrata safety briefing in Pendant Hut on the 1st day in order to proceed with Via Ferrata activity on the next day.
  • Climbers who fail to comply with the timing will not be able to proceed with the selected complimentary Ferrate Teaser activity. No refund shall be made.
  • (Eg. Adverse weather conditions, Terror act, Epidemic) for the safety of all climbers. No refund shall be made.
Important Notes
  • Please be informed that your passport is required for verification during registration at Kinabalu Park
  • Please don't forget to wear your ID Tag provided from your guide at Park HQ while you are on the trail
  • Climbers who reached Timpohon Gate after 1600 hrs, a fee of RM 15.00 per hour/guide is chargeable and to be paid directly to the mountaint guide on the spot.
  • Taking a flight on the same day you descend the mountain is not recommendable due to possible delay from injuries, tiredness and traffice conditions.
  • All transporation services are on sharing basis.

FROMRM 0

Tour Code

MTTQ-02

Min. Pax

2

Duration

2 Days 1 Night

Category

Mountain Climbing

Destination

Sabah

Challenge

Extreme

FROMRM 0

Tour Code

MTTQ-02

Min. Pax

2

Duration

2 Days 1 Night

Category

Mountain Climbing

Destination

Sabah

Challenge

Extreme