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Address: Hulu Langat, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Description: Tallest Mountain in State of Selangor in Malaysia, National Park

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Great hiking spot but very tough for beginners

There are two different routes to climb up Gunung Nuang (1493m/4898ft) - one is via Pangsun, Hulu Langat and another one is via Janda Baik, Pahang. I have never tried Janda Baik... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Kajang, Malaysia
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Kajang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

There are two different routes to climb up Gunung Nuang (1493m/4898ft) - one is via Pangsun, Hulu Langat and another one is via Janda Baik, Pahang. I have never tried Janda Baik route before, so not much to tell about that route. If you're coming from Pangsun, do not worry about where to park your cars as there are sufficient... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

If you plan for a day hike, starting the journey as early as 8am is recommended. Register and pay a min fee (RM1-3?) at the Ranger.The trail is tough for beginner and moderate for experienced hikers if you are planning for a day hike. Hence, it is suggested to camp for beginners unless you have the will and determination. Ascending... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Gunung Nuang is not in Petaling Jaya. There are two entrance to go to Gunung Nuang, the most popular and quite far is from Sungai Congkak, Ulu Langat, Selangor and the other entrance, shorter distance is from Janda Baik, Pahang. To go to Janda Baik from KL Sentral about 50-60km and 30-40km to Sg Congkak, Ulu Langat. Recently, for the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I am not a regular mountain climber to begin with. We started our journey as early as 0630am and reach back at the parking lot at 730pm. So it might be useful to bring a torch light. We were not rushing to climb up, even though there were alot of people were literally running. but take your time, but don't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

A grp of us chartered a mini-bus to Gunung Nuang. We left singapore after midnight and reach the base camp around 7 plus. At 1490m, Nuang is the highest mountain in Selangor. The first part of the trail which ends at Camp is 5-6 km long and we took about 1hr 45 min to complete. This section is an easy... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This is a great hiking place but it is not located in Petaling Jaya. Please update the location accurately.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Selangor's highest peak, 1492m, ranking 5th toughest hiking in Malaysia. It's a good training ground for beginner, you have to really try it and feel it, but just don't under-estimated. It would be very easy if you are good in fitness for both strength and endurance, otherwise it would be a hell to you. From kem lolo to kem pacat,... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

A popular location for hikers, with minimum steeps. Paths are wide so it's almost impossible to get lost. After registering at the rangers' office, it's a 3-4 hours hike up the top. After passing a damn, there's a popular camp site. Could be packed with campers during school holidays, public holidays and weekend, but you get your distance. Pack with... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

2 Sundays ago, me ,my son and few friends made a trip to hike this mountain..among us was a frequent hiker who repeatedly warned us of the slippery slopes and tough climbing,..we started at 7.15 am, there were plenty of people already getting ready to climg uphill.. the first 1.6km made me regret of planning this journey. the uphill walk... More 

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PJ Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Cool and fresh. It's a challenging mountain to hike. Good for practices before climbing Gunung Tahan.

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Address: Hulu Langat, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Selangor  >  Petaling District  >  Petaling Jaya

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