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2 Days 1 Night Via Ferrata (Walk The Torq)

Overview

If this is your first experience of Via Ferrata activity, you may want to consider going for Walk The Torq itinerary. This route is designed for climbers with average fitness, and it would also be suitable for families with children with a minimum age of 10 years old & 1.3 metre in height. The average duration for completion of this activity is approximately 2-3 hours.

For any avid thrill-seekers or adrenaline-junkies, this is definely the way to go! Walk The Torq 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 Sayat Sayat Hut @ 3,668m for your Walk The Torq via ferrata experience (introductory via ferrata, French grade PD)
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 lunch for clients who arrive late)
  Meet 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
  • Walk The Torq activity

Exlucisons

  • 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 without prior notive 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)
  • 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 selected complimentary Ferrata Teaser activity. No redund shall be made.
  • Ferrata Tease activity can be cancelled due to force majeure events beyond Mountaint Torq control
  • (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 RM15.00 per hour/guide is chargeable and to be paid directly to the mountain 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 traffic conditions.
  • All transporation services are on sharing basis.

FROMRM 0

Tour Code

MTTQ-01

Min. Pax

2

Duration

2 Days 1 Night

Category

Mountain Climbing

Destination

Sabah

Challenge

Hard

FROMRM 0

Tour Code

MTTQ-01

Min. Pax

2

Duration

2 Days 1 Night

Category

Mountain Climbing

Destination

Sabah

Challenge

Hard