Pendant Hut


Types of room at Pendant Hut, Mount Kinabalu

Aboout Pendant Hut

This cozy and eco-friendly Alpine-inspired hut is exclusively for Via Ferrata’s climber.

Pendant Hut (3289 meters above sea level) located at approximately 6km from Timpohon Gate, is a short walk away from Laban Rata Resthouse. Mandatory pre-activity briefings will be held at here every day between 3-4 pm. Pendant Hut houses guests in a dormitory-style setting or private room for 4, both are non-heated room that comes with common bathroom (without hot shower).

Unlike other mountain huts, Pendant Hut is the only hut equipped with pillows and sleeping bags, instead of blankets. Here you can enjoy your post-midnight supper and American breakfasts, relax at the comfortable lounge area, pick up a climbing book at the mini alpine library or have fun playing board games. The highest post box, certified by Malaysia Book of Records, is located at Pendant Hut too!

Check in time: 2pm to 4pm / Check out time: before 12:00pm




 Pendant Hut – Unisex Shared Dormitory Room

Total Unit: 3 Units
Room Type: Unisex Shared Dormitory
 Bunk Bed

Bathroom: Common Bathroom
Shower: Non-Heated Shower
No. of Pax: Can accommodate 8 to 14 persons

*Mattress, pillow, sleeping bag are provided*


 Pendant Hut – Private Room

Total Unit: 1 Unit
Room Type: Private Room
 2 Bunk Bed

Bathroom: Common Bathroom
Shower: Non-Heated Shower
No. of Pax: Can accommodate up to 4 persons

*Mattress, pillow, sleeping bag are provided*


 Pendant Hut’s Facilities

> Mini alpine library
> Board games
> Highest post box
> Comfortable lounge area
> Water dispenser
> Mini grocery counter



1) Check in, Check out and request for late check out

  • Check-in Time:
    i) between 3:00 pm and 5:30 pm
  • Check-out Times:
    i) Walk The Torq guests – 11:30 am
    ii) Low’s Peak Circuit guests – 12:30 pm
  • Late Check-out
    i) Request for late checkout have to made by 2:30 am on the same day of departure and payment made upon request (minimum RM100)
    ii) Approval for late checkout will be subjected to availability.
    iii) RM50 will be imposed for every 30min block with a minimum of RM 100 for the first 1 hour.

2) Security of personal belongings

  • Guests are responsible to ensure the security of their own belonging.
  • Guests are advised to pack their own belongings before the summit climb.
  • Guests are required to double check to ensure none of personal belonging left behind before check out.
  • Any personal items left behind after check out will be disposed at management’s discretion.
  • Pendant Hut cannot be held responsible for any item lost due to guest’s negligence.

3) Quite / Sleeping hours

  • Quite hours are imposed from 8 pm to 1:30 am to make sure that all guests have enough rest.

4) Via Ferrata Groups

  • The Via Ferrata activities are conducted in a group environment based on the following ratio of trainers to via ferrata climbers:
    i) Walk The Torq – 1 trainer to 5 climbers
    ii) Low’s Peak Circuit – 1 trainer to 6 climbers
  • Different groups of Via Ferrata climbers will be combined to form a group. No private via ferrata guiding services available.

5) Hygiene and cleanliness

  • Your personal hygiene and general cleanliness is important to us and to everyone else around you.
    > Please make use of sleeping bag liners inside the sleeping bag when in use. If in doubt, please check with the staff on the correct method for using the sleeping bag liners.
    > DO NOT eat or bring exposed or open food stuff into the sleeping quarters.
    > Please dispose of all waste materials into the waste bins provided.
  • Please leave your shoes/footwear and used socks in the shoe area as to maintain a clean and pleasant environment for everyone in the room.
  • Please maintain the cleanliness of the sleeping area for your benefit and for the consideration of the other guests.
  • Smoking is NOT ALLOWED in Pendant Hut’s areas including guest rooms and public area (lounge, entrance way, washing area…etc). If you really need to smoke, please check with staff on duty for the location of smoking area and the way to dispose of the cigarette butts in an environmentally safe manner.
  • Guests are NOT ALLOWED to cook in Pendant Hut or in its immediate vicinity.
  • Guests are NOT ALLOWED to put bag or other belonging in others bed even though it’s vacant for security and hygiene purpose.

6) Emergency Procedure

  • In the case of an emergency and the emergency bell is sounded, please vacate the premises immediately and gather at the rock area outside Pendant Hut.