Mount Kinabalu News & Updates

Mount Kinabalu Clean-Up Programme Sees Participation of Volunteers From All Over Sabah

18 Nov 2019

For millions of years, Mount Kinabalu has stood sentry over Sabah and continues to remain sacred to the people of Sabah. On 13th November 2019, volunteers from all over Sabah participated in a clean-up programme of Mount Kinabalu, organised jointly by Sabah Parks, Sutera Sanctuary Lodges and Mountain Torq. Climbing from Panalaban all the way to Low’s Peak, they gathered over hundreds of used cigarette butts and everyday trash.

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Summit Closure Dates for 2019

09 Nov 2019

Summit Closure Dates for 2019
- January 1, 26
- July 8, 14
- August 8
- September 13, 14
- November 6, 7, 8, 9

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Low's Peak Circuit Maintenance - FIXED

27 May 2019

Low's Peak Circuit Maintenance - FIXED

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Exercising Water Conservation Measures Due to Low Rainfall

22 Apr 2019

Exercising Water Conservation Measures Due to Low Rainfall

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Opening of Two New Accommodation Blocks at Panalaban Hostel

09 Apr 2019

Opening of Two New Accommodation Blocks at Panalaban Hostel

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Good Deed Raises Awareness of Our Actions on Mount Kinabalu

25 Mar 2019

Good Deed Raises Awareness of Our Actions on Mount Kinabalu

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Experiencing Water Shortage Due to Drought Season - Timpohon Trail KM4 to Panalaban Base Camp

07 Mar 2019

Experiencing Water Shortage Due to Drought Season - Timpohon Trail KM4 to Panalaban Base Camp

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(Latest) Dry Season Causing Water Shortages at Panalaban Base Camp - Laban Rata Resthouse & Pendant Hut

06 Mar 2019

(Latest) Dry Season Causing Water Shortages at Panalaban Base Camp - Laban Rata Resthouse & Pendant Hut

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Climbers and Mountain Guide Cleans Up Summit Trail

01 Mar 2019

Climbers and Mountain Guide Cleans Up Summit Trail - after being first to reach summit

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Sending off Mt. Kinabalu Intl’ Climbathon with a heavy heart

15 Feb 2019

Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon - Sending it off with a heavy heart

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Shower Facilities Closed at Pendant Hut Due to Low Rainfall

12 Feb 2019

Shower Facilities Closed at Pendant Hut Due to Low Rainfall

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Summit Closure Dates for 2018

19 Dec 2018

Summit Closure Dates for 2018
- January 11, 28
- February 28
- March 13
- July 7, 14, 15
- August 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9
- December 19

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Water Shortage at Lemaing Hut

10 Dec 2018

Water Shortage at Lemaing Hut started 6th December 2018.

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Sabah Quake Update

13 Nov 2018

MOUNT KINABALU EARTHQUAKE UPDATES
5 June 2016
A year after the earth shook Mt.Kinabalu with a 6.9 magnitude earthquake, a group of climbers scaled the mountain as...

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Kota Belud Trail

13 Nov 2018

Kota Belud Trail

With the addition of many new safety features at the cost of millions of dollars and the addition of a new Mountain Search and Rescue Team (PBB MoSAR) based in the town of Ranau in the foothills of Mt Kinabalu it is now confirmed safe to climb again...

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Summit Closure Dates for 2015

13 Nov 2018

Summit Closure Dates for 2015
- January 2
- June 6 – November 31

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Summit Closure Dates for 2016

13 Nov 2018

Summit Closure Dates for 2016
- April 2
- June 20
- June 28
- September 7
- October 9
- October 21
- November 3

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Summit Closure Dates for 2017

13 Nov 2018

Summit Closure Dates for 2017
- January 18, 19
- March 12
- April 5
- May 20
- August 26
- October 4, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24
- December 2, 11, 24, 31

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Latest Mount Kinabalu News Update

13 Nov 2018

(Latest Update 25th Oct 2018) Latest All Day Dining & Beverage Menu from Sutera Sanctuary Lodges Laban Rata Resthouse.

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Recommended Shoes to wear for Mount Kinabalu Via Ferrata Activity

13 Nov 2018

Mountain Torq Management (Via Ferrata Activity Provider) has issued a new policy (as of 16 Mar 2017) on footwear for all climbers participating in Mount Kinabalu Via Ferrata Activity...

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Notice from Laban Rata Resthouse Due to Dry Season and Low Water Pressure

13 Nov 2018

Kindly take note that due to the dry season, Laban Rata Resthouse is experiencing severe water shortages and the low water pressure that cause limited water supply for shower and washroom usage...

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Mount Kinabalu Climbing Activities Temporarily Suspended

13 Nov 2018

KOTA KINABALU: A moderate 5.2 magnitude earthquake hit Ranau at local time 9:06pm on 8 March 2018. Tremors were felt in some parts of Sabah.

As a safety precaution, Sabah Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun has ordered the temporary suspension of Mount Kinabalu climbing activities.

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Mount Kinabalu Climbing Activities Has Resumed on 10th March 2018

13 Nov 2018

Mount Kinabalu Activities has resumed as usual on the 10th of March 2018 onwards

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30th Mt. Kinabalu International Climbathon

09 Nov 2018

30th Mt. Kinabalu International Climbathon

Runners from all across the globe will gather on Malaysia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site for the 30th Mount Kinabalu International Marathon that will be held on the 15th October 2017.

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Procedure and Guidelines to Use Drone in Sabah Parks Area

07 Nov 2018

Be sure to be in line with Sabah Parks' new guidelines when you would like to fly a Drone in Sabah Parks Area.

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Beware of Bogus or Scam Websites!

07 Nov 2018

Beware of scam websites while making Mount Kinabalu Climb bookings

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Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon makes a comeback with its 29th series

06 Nov 2017

30th Mt. Kinabalu International Climbathon

Runners from all across the globe will gather on Malaysia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site for the 30th Mount Kinabalu International Marathon that will be held on the 15th October 2017.

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Climbathon 2016 Is Coming!

19 Sep 2016

Climbathon 2016 Is Coming!

The excitement is building already in anticipation of next month’s Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon event. Elite mountain runners...

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