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by naim
Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:55 pm
Forum: My Roadtrips
Topic: Mt Kinabalu at last
Replies: 38
Views: 7334

Re: Mt Kinabalu at last

When I was there in Apr 2005, on the way down from the summit, I saw a layer of thin ice covered over the water pool. But on the same date and same spot in 2006, there was only water, no ice covering over it. Sign of Global warming? It is a wonderful feeling and unforgetable expirience when you are...
by naim
Fri Aug 17, 2007 11:39 am
Forum: My Roadtrips
Topic: Mt Kinabalu at last
Replies: 38
Views: 7334

Re: Mt Kinabalu at last

Congratulations. Planning to go with office mates next April. How cold was it?? Thanks. Laban Rata is always below 10C. With wind chill even colder. On the granite plateau atop the hill, I'd say just above freezing, and with wind chill, 0 or sub-zero. At Low's Peak, always gale-force wind! Wear bal...
by naim
Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:16 pm
Forum: My Roadtrips
Topic: Mt Kinabalu at last
Replies: 38
Views: 7334

Re: Mt Kinabalu at last

Thanks PalmoAnest and robo.

Anyway can anybody interpret this GPS marker at Mempening Shelter, altitude 2515m?

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by naim
Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:09 pm
Forum: My Roadtrips
Topic: Mt Kinabalu at last
Replies: 38
Views: 7334

Re: Mt Kinabalu at last

Thanks for the info, Naim! Have send mail to him already. Hope that there's a trip coming up real soon! :D All the best, bro. I heard all climbing slots for this year taken up already, you may have to wait when they open booking for next year, but ppl like Chris Vitalis will put you on standby imme...
by naim
Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:07 pm
Forum: My Roadtrips
Topic: Mt Kinabalu at last
Replies: 38
Views: 7334

Re: Mt Kinabalu at last

Dear Bro Naim, Thank you for sharing. Looked like you had perfect weather during your climb. Great visibility. Mr Nub looked bushed. At least he's still standing - can't say the same for me if I was the one climbing. Well done. Bart Thanks, Bart. After walking one whole day, then 2hrs of eventful s...
by naim
Tue Aug 14, 2007 9:03 pm
Forum: My Roadtrips
Topic: Mt Kinabalu at last
Replies: 38
Views: 7334

Re: Mt Kinabalu at last

Congrats, Naim on your successful climb up Mt Kinabalu. :good: If I may ask, was the toilet at Sayat-Sayat checkpoint up & ready for use? :mrgreen: I am asking as next year in March I'm taking a team up; this year when I was there in March 2007, we were told that the toilet was out of commission an...
by naim
Tue Aug 14, 2007 4:30 pm
Forum: My Roadtrips
Topic: Mt Kinabalu at last
Replies: 38
Views: 7334

Re: Mt Kinabalu at last

Hi Naim, Congratulations to you for reaching the Summit! :thumbsup: Can you provide details on the organizer? Perhaps there are some who would like to climb also? (like myself, for one...! :mrgreen:) Thank you, sir. We used friendly Mr Chris Vitalis of http://www.goldenborneo.com , after getting re...
by naim
Tue Aug 14, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: My Roadtrips
Topic: Mt Kinabalu at last
Replies: 38
Views: 7334

Mt Kinabalu at last

Went away to do some climbing last week and when I got back, it's a spanking new malsingmaps! Well done, Ant, Adil and team! 090807 at 6.41am. The Summit. NY, colleague KC, and kid Nub. At the back, Mr X. http://img517.imageshack.us/img517/6421/img2830gd5.jpg Nub posing like he's at the kids' playg...