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Ascent of Kinabalu on 1996-07-19

Climber: Greg Slayden

Others in Party:Kym
Mark
Russ
Matt
Merthe
Morton
Local Guide
Date:Friday, July 19, 1996
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Kinabalu
    Location:Malaysia
    Elevation:4094 m / 13435 ft

The rocky towers of Kinabalu tower over the jungles of Borneo in this view from the National Park headquarters (1996-07-19).
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2205 m / 7237 ft
    Trailhead:Power Station  1889 m / 6198 ft
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Guide, Hut Camp
    Weather:Very Windy



Other Photos


The summit area of Kinabalu is a huge area of rock, with no vegetation whatsoever (1996-07-19).

The route on the exposed slabs of Kinabalu's summit is marked by a rope (1996-07-19).



A trail sign on the rocky moonscape of the Kinabalu summit area (1996-07-19).

The white blotches on the ground in this photo are pockets of snow, just below the summit of Kinabalu (1996-07-19).



The Laban Rata hut, halfway up Mount Kinabalu, is perched just below treeline (1996-07-19).



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