Mountain Climbing

Defy odds. Challenge perilous terrains. Conquer the tallest peak. Mountain or rock climbing is a fascinating way to explore the diversity and uniqueness of Malaysia’s natural landscapes.

Go for the climb of your life at Southeast Asia’s tallest peak, Mount Kinabalu (4095m) at Kinabalu National Park, Sabah. The mountain is one of the easiest peaks in the world to conquer, taking just two days to ascend and descend.

Beginners can take comfort that there are less arduous climbs with well-marked trails on popular trees. For the bold and adventurous, check out Mount Api’s Pinnacles at Mulu National Park which go skywards 40 to 50 metres like razor sharp knives through the surrounding rainforests. The formation of these pinnacles started centuries ago from water erosion of rocks.Climbers can also choose to climbMountain Torq of Mount Kinabalu via ferrata, a route equipped with fixed cables, stemples, ladders, and the world’s highest suspension bridges.Other mountains include Peninsular Malaysia’s tallest peak, GunungTahan and the mystical Gunung Ledang.

Recommended Places to Visit:

  • Mount Kinabalu
  • Mount Kinabalu via Ferrata
  • GunungTahan
  • GunungLedang (Mount Ophir)