Mountain Climbing Essentials

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Vincent Ho @_23ts Kota Kinabalu

TE: How many times have you climbed Mount Kinabalu?

VH: 2 times.

TE: What are the challenges? VH: It takes encouragement within the team to get you going, you will feel demotivated by seeing the remaining distance to go until you reach the top.

TE: Any recommendation for mountain climbing gears?

VH: I highly recommend first time climbers to get themselves a good pair of gloves. On my second time climbing Mount Kinabalu, it was raining season so a stick was important especially for middle age climbers.

(Image: Vincent)

Andy Wan @mad_about_travel Kota Kinabalu

TE: How many times have you climbed Mount Kinabalu?

AW: First time when I was 23 years old together with my friends.

TE: What are the challenges? AW: To get the awesome view when you reach to the top, you will have to first experience the challenges. That is why, I will never forget how important it is to have a good team, to listen to your leader or guide and not to simply do reckless decision.

TE: Any recommendation for mountain climbing gears?

AW: Good lightweight and warm jacket is a must, headlamp can be handy and backpack.

(Image: Samantha)

Samantha Tseu @samtsy430 Kota Kinabalu

TE: What are the challenges?

ST: You will feel fatigue if you are not well prepared, so I would always do lots of training and preparation few months before the actual climbing.

TE: What are the Must?

ST: Mentally strong and have confidence in yourself that you are able to reach the peak.

Determination and will to do it.

TE: What are the Tools Required?

ST: Head Lamp. Because the preparation to start moving to the summit will be starting at 2 in the morning. Hiking Stick. Not only for going uphill, for those with tired knees it can help in body balance. Other than that, you might want to consider getting a pair of good hiking shoes, waterproof gloves and warm clothes.

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