Recommended Shoes to wear for Mount Kinabalu Via Ferrata Activity


14th April 2017

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. Mountain Torq want all climbers to have the best experience without compromising on safety standards.

Kindly refer to the new guidelines on footwear safety issued by Mountain Torq.

Customers are recommended to wear shoes that are like or similar to the following shoes:

  • Hiking Boots
  • Walking Shoes (good grip)
  • Trekking Shoes
  • Sneakers / Running shoes with laces


Customers are not allowed to participate in the via ferrata activity with the following shoes as indicated below:

  • NO OPEN TOE SHOES
  • NO SLIPPERS
  • NO SLIP IN SNEAKERS
  • NO BOOTS / RAINBOOTS
  • NO GARDENING BOOTS

Last Updated At: 13 Nov 2018

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