Borneo Tours Climb Mt Kinabalu Via Ferrata

Via Ferrata

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Another way of conquer Mount Kinabalu with via Ferrata which means routes that are secured by handrails, ladders, cables or lifelines. Starts at Mount Kinabalu Panar Laban Rock Face (approximately 3,300 meters) and reaches its highest point at 3,800 meters.

With special climbing equipments and experienced local mountain guide to ensure safety during the expedition of the via Ferrata


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Day 1 – 5.00 am pick up from Kota Kinabalu and depart for Kinabalu Park, where you arrive around 7.00 am for registration and transfer to Timpohon Gate, the starting point of the climb. Trek about 5 – 6 hours to Panar Laban (depends largely on individual climbers group). The summit trails will leads you through lower montane, upper montane, sub alpine and alpine forest. Take your packed lunch provided along the way and enjoy the refreshing mountain cool air while eating. At 3.00 pm and arrive at Laban Rata check point and check into Pendant Hut accommodation and meet your Mountain Torq trainer at 3.30 pm, follows your trainer for a familiarization of the via Ferrata. 6.00 pm, dinner at Laban Rata Restaurant.

Day 2 – Wake up early at 1.30 am to continue climbing to the summit. Enjoy the breathtaking view of the sunrise at the summit of Mt. Kinabalu. Descend back to the Low’s Peak at 5.45 am. Meet with you Mountain Torq trainer at Sayat – Sayat Hut for Walk the Torq – Asia 1st via Ferrata. 9.00 am, arrive at Pendant Hut for breakfast prepared at Laban Rata 11.00 am, trek down to Timpohon Gate. Then lunch at Kinabalu Park before transfer back to Kota Kinabalu. [/color-box]

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  • Return transfer in air-condition 12-seater coach
  • 1 night accommodation at Pendant Hut
  • Climbing Permit
  • Insurance
  • Sabah Park Entrance Fees
  • Full board meals
  • Certified Mountain Guide
  • Certificate

Things to Wear and Bring

  • Warm jacket, windbreaker and glove
  • Pain killer, Altitude sickness pill (recommended)
  • Trekking stick, Raincoat or Poncho
  • Light weight waterproof trekking shoes
  • Extra socks, Blister bandage, dry fit shirts
  • Personal toiletries, Headlamp, Energy Bar (Chocolate)
  • Small drinking bottle (water can refill at gazebo hut)
  • Light backpack, Few plastic bag to protect smartphone, wallet in case raining

Note: Each participant is required to sign an indemnity, liability form before the tour commences [/color-box]

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