A Quick Guide To Climbing Mount Kinabalu

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After a short night rest to recharge your battery,repparttar second and more grueling phase will commence early morning on Day 2, at about 2 am to 3 am. The second ascent will be fromrepparttar 148062 mid-summit allrepparttar 148063 way torepparttar 148064 summit, which is called Low's Peak, named afterrepparttar 148065 British colonial officer Sir Hugh Low, supposedly,repparttar 148066 first person to conquer Mt. Kinabalu.

The ascent should normally take a few hours but it is much more challenging thanrepparttar 148067 initial ascent due torepparttar 148068 thinner air nearrepparttar 148069 summit. But nearrepparttar 148070 peak onrepparttar 148071 granite portion ofrepparttar 148072 ascent, there will be a thick nylon rope laid down to markrepparttar 148073 route so that climbers will not get lost inrepparttar 148074 fog. You can use this rope to pull your tired body up.

Although, to reachrepparttar 148075 summit is already an achievement, it is best to target, if possible, to reachrepparttar 148076 summit just before sunrise to catchrepparttar 148077 awesome sight. If you reached too early, it will be too freezing cold to wait too long forrepparttar 148078 sunrise. On a good clear weather,repparttar 148079 sky seemingly turns from black to red then orange and finally gold asrepparttar 148080 sun appears. When daylight breaks, you will truly feel that you are standing on top ofrepparttar 148081 world. You can see as far as Kudat and even Sandakan ifrepparttar 148082 weather permits.

Some tour itinerary samples can be found atrepparttar 148083 links below:

2D/1N Mount Kinabalu Climb 3D/2N Mount Kinabalu Climb

One important tip is to make reservation early. Givenrepparttar 148084 popularity ofrepparttar 148085 Mount Kinabalu climb nowadays, it is advisable to book at least 3-4 months in advance (or even much earlier duringrepparttar 148086 peak season usually around mid-year) to avoid any disappointment.

This is mainly due torepparttar 148087 limited accommodation atrepparttar 148088 mid-summit (i.e., Laban Rata Resthouse, Mountain Huts orrepparttar 148089 VIP Lodge). Inrepparttar 148090 event that there is no accommodation atrepparttar 148091 mid-summit,repparttar 148092 climb will not be possible as strictly stipulated inrepparttar 148093 National Park's rules and regulations. Additionally, a mountain guide is compulsory.

In essence, Mount Kinabalu is relatively an easy mountain to climb. There is not much risk of acute mountain sickness atrepparttar 148094 first phase of climbing. Given climber-friendliness ofrepparttar 148095 mountain, conqueringrepparttar 148096 mountain must be high in your list of “activities to do” if you were to visit Sabah. Forrepparttar 148097 average fit person, a visit to Borneo will not be complete without conquering Mount Kinabalu.

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Bonuses of Taking a Charter Bus in Chicago, Illinois

Written by Ed Telmany

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When you take a charter bus in Chicago, Illinois, you will realize that you can travel and work atrepparttar same time, or travel and relax, it is your choice. Depending onrepparttar 148031 length of your trip, you might even be able to accomplish multiple things. Takerepparttar 148032 opportunity to accomplish two tasks atrepparttar 148033 same time and take a charter bus in Chicago, Illinois. Now that you have finally decided that it is a wise idea to take a charter bus in Chicago, Illinois, you will want to make arrangements to buy tickets.

However, first, make surerepparttar 148034 charter bus company you hire is competent and offers yourepparttar 148035 type of transportation you are expecting for a good price. Do some background research to make surerepparttar 148036 company is what it says it is and follows safety practices.

You will also want to make surerepparttar 148037 charter bus company hires experienced drivers. Most charter bus companies that have been in business for a while are not only experienced, but also very professional. However, even though charter bus transportation has many benefits for you, you still want to make sure that when you take a bus charter in Chicago, Illinois, that you and your family will be inrepparttar 148038 hands of an experienced company with well maintained buses and an experienced driver. Once you have this information in place, you can begin making plans to take a bus charter in Chicago, Illinois, and experience all there is to experience in this beautiful city without allrepparttar 148039 drama and time consumption that is involved with driving our own vehicle.

Go ahead and decide to finally enjoy your travels by buying a ticket for a charter bus of Chicago. You will not regret it.

Ed Telmany is the President of Sales at US Coachways, Inc. the nations leading charter bus rental company. Visit US Coachways at http://www.uscoachways.com for more info.

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