Mount Kinabalu is a majestic mountain located at the West Coast Division of Sabah, Malaysia and protected as a World Heritage Site. Apart from that, Mount Kinabalu also one of the highest mountains in South East Asia standing at 4095.2 metres above sea level. First time climbers are usually advice to stay at Kinabalu Park or a highland resort at Kundasang one night prior the climb for high altitude acclimatization purpose. Otherwise, 2D1N Mount Kinabalu Climb package is also an option for climbers to take due to time constrains.
Popular Mount Kinabalu climb packages (without via ferrata activities):
If you are looking for greater challenges, Mount Kinabalu offers via ferrata since 2007. The name Via Ferrata originates from an Italian word ‘Via Attrezzata’, which means routes that are secured by handrails, ladders, cables or lifelines. It is also the world’s highest and Asia’s first via ferrata and this can be found at Mt. Kinabalu. The via ferrata positioned at 3776m and Pendant Hut sits strategically at 3,280m above the clouds within the UNESCO world heritage site of Kinabalu National Park.
Via Ferrata route allows access to scenic sections of the mountains that are typically made available only to mountaineers. Designed for the fearless with above-average fitness levels, this route allows climbers to summit and includes rest stops at scenic locations. There are two via ferrata route which you can choose – Low’s Peak Circuit (for intermediate climbers with good fitness level) and Walk The Torq (for the beginner). If you are an adrenaline junkie and want a lofty adventure that have you hanging around on a wire, this is should be on your bucket list!
Popular Mount Kinabalu Via Ferrata packages (with via ferrata activities):