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2D1N MOUNT KINABALU CLIMB VIA FERRATA – WALK THE TORQ
|No of Pax||Malaysian||International|
|26 Pax & above||1810||1960|
|Upgrade to Pendant Hut Private Room at RM800/Room (Can Accommodate Up to 4 Pax)|
All Ground Transportation
1 Night Accommodation
1 Via Ferrata Walk The Torq Activity
Via Ferrata Trainer
Mountain Guide Fees
English Speaking Coordinator
Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX)
Sabah Park’s Mountain guide overtime charges based on arrival to Timpohon Gate on the descend day (MYR 15 per group per hour after 4pm)
Transportation Overtime Charges
Others not mentioned
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VIA FERRATA INFO
This leisurely 2-3 hour Walk The Torq route is a shorter commitment than that of the Low’s Peak Circuit. Peppered with frequent opportunities to take pictures and enjoy the scenery, Walk The Torq is adrenaline pumping enough to offer a little taste of the Via Ferrata experience without having to expend too much energy.
Highest point at 3,520m a.s.l.
Length of route 380m
Have fun on Asia’s first via ferrata. Look out for berries and catch the singing of the mountain birds!
Two-wire Cable Bridge – Harness your core muscles and your balancing skills by stepping out on the wire!
Rogimut Ladder – Before you climb up the ladder, look around for the shrubs for the berries which this ladder is named after.
Anyone who is at least 10 years old with good fitness levels.
Beginner who want to give a try on Via Ferrata activity.
Introductory Via Ferrata, French grade PD (Easy)
As we all know, safety is paramount in any outdoor sport and this is no exception. In order to have the best experience without compromising on safety standards, below is the recommended shoes to wear for Via Ferrata activity.
Via Ferrata participants are recommended to wear shoes that are like or similar to the following shoes:
Walking Shoes (good grip)
Sneakers / Running shoes with laces
No climbers are not allowed to participate in the Via Ferrata activity with the following shoes as indicated below:
No Open Toe Shoes
No Slip In Sneakers
No Boots / Rainboots
No Gardening Boots
Ascent Timpohon Trail
Pick up from your hotel at Kota Kinabalu and transfer to Kinabalu Park (It takes about 1hr 45 min from Kota Kinabalu to the Park HQ)
Arrive at Kinabalu Park HQ, meet your mountain guide and collect your pack lunch. Transfer to Timpohon Starting Point & start hiking
Arrive at Pendant Hut @ 3,289m and settle in
Attend the mandatory via ferrata safety briefing in Pendant Hut and meet your Mountain Torq Trainer (Compulsory – There will be NO repeat briefing and NO Via Ferrata on the next day should you miss the mandatory briefing)
Cut-off time for via ferrata safety briefing.
Dinner at Laban Rata’s canteen (Dinner Time: 4.30pm – 7pm)
Descent: Timpohon Trail
Wake up and have early morning supper
Start hiking up to the summit with your Sabah Parks’ mountain guide
Catch the sunrise on Low’s Peak
Descent from Low’s Peak to meet your Mountain Torq trainer
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). All climbers must arrive at the Via Ferrata starting point before 7.15am, climber who miss the cut-off time will not be allowed on the Via Ferrata.
Return to Pendant Hut for a well earned breakfast
Check out of Pendant Hut and descent to Timpohon Gate with your Sabah Parks’ mountain guide
Arrive at Timpohon Gate. Take the KOKTAS transfer to Kinabalu Park HQ. Collect your certificate and have your late lunch before back to the city
If you simply can’t beat the over packing habit or wish to have a comfortable journey, hire a porter. You’re going to need one. But this is fully optional depends on individual.
|Timpohon > Laban Rata Resthouse > Timpohon||MYR 13/KG|
|Timpohon > Sayat-Sayat > Timpohon||MYR 15/KG|
|Timpohon > Summit > Timpohon||MYR 16/KG|
|Meal Time||Pendant Hut||Laban Rata Restaurant|
|Accommodation||Check In||Check Out|
|Pendant Hut||2pm – 4pm||Before 12pm|
Pendant Hut (3289 meters above sea level) located at approximately 6km from Timphon Gate, around 10 minutes short walk from Laban Rata Resthouse. This cozy and eco-friendly Alpine-inspired hut is exclusively for Via Ferrata’s climber. Mandatory pre-activity briefings will be held here every day. Pendant Hut houses guests in a dormitory-style setting or private room for 4, both are non-heated rooms that share common bathroom. 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 our 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!