Mount Kinabalu Climb Booking & Information Center
LOW'S PEAK 4095.2 M | 6.075° N, 116.558° E
The Mount Kinabalu summit climb has reopened on 1st December 2015.
Due to the earthquake that hit Sabah on 5th June 2015, Mount Kinabalu was closed until 31st August for restoration works. On 1st September 2015, the Timpohon trail was opened but climbers could only ascend until Panalaban. As of 1st December 2015, the summit trail climb resumes as usual.
Yes, there may be slight tremors. However, Geologists has confirmed that the residual tremors are weak and can only be felt once every few weeks or months. Tectonic plates take up to few years to stabilize after an earthquake.
The current weak tremors should not be strong enough to move the rocks. Furthermore, international mountaineering experts and geologists have studied the new trail routes to ensure that it does not fall within the perimeters of falling rocks, should there be any further movement detected around the area.
Unfortunately, No. The Mesilau Trail is closed indefinitely due to the quake damages. No fixed date has been set for reopening of the Mesilau Trail.
The Timpohon Trail that begins at Timpohon gate leading towards PanaLaban remains the same. However, damaged trails leading to the summit has been restored, this new trail is called ‘The Ranau Trail’.
There is no age limit set for Mount Kinabalu climbers. However, the mountain guide ratio has been changed and new safety rules for children have been implemented as of 1st December 2015.
(GUIDE : CLIMBER)
Climbers aged 16 years and above.
1 : 5
Climbers aged below 16 years.
1 : 2
If you are a group of 2 adults and 1 child (15 years old and below), you will require 2 mountain guides.
If you are a group of 6 adults and 3 children (15 years old and below), you will require 4 mountain guides.
Yes, the Via Ferrata Activities for both Walk the Torq and Low’s Peak Circuit are opened to the public since 18 January 2016. Climbers can get to experience the new breathtaking scenic view of climbing Mount Kinabalu via Ferrata, first of its kind in Asia.
Refer to the different senarios here:
|DESTINATION||WEIGHT (KG)||RATE (RM)|
|1. Timpohon-Panalaban||10.00||65.00 / Way|
|2. Panalaban-Timpohon||10.00||65.00 / Way|
|3. Timpohon-Sayat-Sayat||10.00||75.00 / Way|
|4. Sayat-Sayat-Timpohon||10.00||75.00 / Way|
|5. Timpohon-Summit||10.00||80.00 / Way|
|6. Summit-Timpohon||10.00||80.00 / Way|
** Minimum weight is 10 Kgs and additional weight will be charged based on daily rate per Kg
** All rates are inclusive of GST.
** Rates stated are for reference purposes only. Please confirm with porters on their day of services.
*** All payments are made directly to the porters in cash.