Tour Code: BPBKI08 Departure Time: 6.30AM Duration: 2 Days 1 Night Meal: Packed Lunch + Dinner + Supper + Breakfast Departure Point: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Walk The Torq, has been designed for novice climbers and family groups with members aged 10 years and above. This route takes climbers on Mt Kinabalu’s via ferrata at 3,521m above sea level with opportunities along the way for sight- seeing and photo-taking.
Arrive at Kinabalu Park HQ. (it takes about 1hr 45 min from Kota Kinabalu to the Park HQ). Pre-check in at Mountain Torq’s office and register at Kinabalu Park’s office. Meet your appointed Sabah Parks’ mountain guide and start hiking up Mt Kinabalu from Timpohon Gate @ 1,866m. Arrive at Pendant Hut @ 3,289m and settle in. 3.30pm Attend the mandatory via ferrata familiarization in Pendant Hut and meet your Mountain Torq trainer. Dinner would be at Laban Rata’s canteen. All lights would be out by 8.00pm.
1.30am Wake up and early morning supper at Pendant Hut. Start hiking up to the summit at 2.30am with your Sabah Parks’ mountain guide.
Catch the spectacular sunrise on Low’s Peak before descending from Low’s Peak to meet your Mountain Torq trainer at Sayat Sayat Hut @ 3,668m for your Walk the Torq via ferrata experience (introductory via ferrata, French grade PD) at about 7.15am. 9.30am return to Pendant Hut for a well earned breakfast and check out of Pendant Hut at 11am and descent to Timpohon Gate with your Sabah Parks’ mountain guide. Arrive at Timpohon Gate approximately 5pm.
Head to the Park HQ to collect your successful certificates and buy some souvenirs. Return to Kota Kinabalu and transfer to your hotel.