Ascent of Kinabalu on 1996-07-19

Climber: Greg Slayden

Others in Party:Kym
Local Guide
Date:Friday, July 19, 1996
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Elevation:13435 ft / 4094 m

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
    Total Elevation Gain:7237 ft / 2205 m
    Trailhead:Power Station  6198 ft / 1889 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Headlamp, Guide, Hut Camp
    Nights Spent:1 nights away from roads
    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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