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Mount Kinabalu

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Address: 88300, Malaysia
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Wonderful scenery and fresh cool air

I will always come here with my parents to relax and to enjoy ourselves during the holidays. We like the view of Mount Kinabalu as well.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jacinta S
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will always come here with my parents to relax and to enjoy ourselves during the holidays. We like the view of Mount Kinabalu as well.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I read a lot of articles and blogs around this climb/trek before attempting to climb Mt Kinabalu with my wife, one thing that stuck in my mind was the Wikipedia site and the line ‘Low's Peak can be climbed quite easily by a person in good physical condition’ take this with a pinch of salt as I would not use... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend did this hike on the 4th & 5th of January 2017. We are both mid 30's, she is fit but I am a little out of shape. Still made it to the summit in decent time and without any training. It's not as easy as some people make out but it's also not as hard, the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The climb will test you physically and mentally, but if you make it to the top you will be rewarded with an incredible view. The climb is mostly stairs and rocky terrain with a section of ropes near the summit that you may need to use to go up or down. The views of the stars during the pre-dawn ascent... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did the climb with my 14 year old son and made it to the summit at 645 am on December 29. It's a really tough 2 day climb. The second day is quite brutal; 3-4 hours upto the summit and then walk 9 down. A total of about 10-12 hours walking. The steep descent on a very rocky track is... More 

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW what an experience. Absolutely worth every second of it, Money can't buy such pleasures. It was a steep ascent to the dormitory and our guide helped us and motivated us all the way we had plenty of pit stops and time to click pictures. The dormitory was basic but had all of the needs for a good climb to... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my ninth hike up the mountain over the last 20 odd years. I call it a hike because it is actually 'a hike' rather than climb. Even at the steepest point where you use the rope to pull yourself up, the guides are actually walking up. I am active and do between 10-15 hours of exercise weekly including... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Anyone who says this is easy or not so hard must be super super fit. I'm early 30's and I'd say average fitness. I trained on the stepper in the gym at least 4 times a week for a couple of months before the climb. But nothing could have prepared me for that climb. The first day to Laban Rata... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I (both 48 and relatively fit) both made it to the summit which was one of the most amazing experiences of our lifetime. You have to rise early (2am) but you're in bed early the night before because you are knackered after the 6km climb to the guest house (we were in bed at 7). Be ready... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My group started to hike 10.30am from timpohon gate. The first 2km was slow and easy. December is a raining season in sabah, remember to bring raincoat or poncho if u wanna hike around this time of year. Mentally and physically challenging hiking experience. I reached laban rata at 3.15pm. Had dinner buffet starting 4pm until 7pm. The next day... More 

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