KinabaluTourGuide.com
Mt Kinabalu Low's Peak

Mount Kinabalu Trails Map

Mount Kinabalu Map

With this map, I hope that all Mount Kinabalu Climbers will find their way easily and safely during the climb. You can print one before you arrive at Kinabalu Park, it is my gift to you!

"You may want to go in with nothing, but don't enter without KinabaluTourGuide.com's Mount Kinabalu Trails map!" - Chelsea L.

Mount Kinabalu Trail Conditions

Found that old backpack? Now spend some time to understand where you are headed. There are 2 popular trails that you can choose to start the climb at Mount Kinabalu. The trails are:

  1. Timpohon Trail
    • Distance: 4.0 km to junction (+ 4.7km to the summit of Mount Kinabalu)
    • Condition: 88% ascending, 4% descending, 8% flat land
    • Trail Conditions: Jungle tracks and Borneo Ironwood Staircases till junction (Layang-Layang Shelter)
    • Shelters: Kandis Shelter (KM1.0), Ubah Shelter (KM1.5), Lowii Shelter (KM2.4), Mempening Shelter (3.1KM), Layang-layang Shelter (KM4.0, near to Junction)
    • Water Source (untreated Mountain Water) and Restrooms: Nearby every shelter

  2. Mesilau Trail
    • Distance: 6.2km to the junction (+ 4.7km to the summit of Mount Kinabalu)
    • Condition(from GPS Garmin 60C Sx): 64.5%ascending, 30.5%descending, 5%flat land
    • Trail Conditions: Jungle tracks, Borneo Ironwood Staircases, Rock Slabs, till junction (Layang-layang shelter)
    • Shelter: Schima Shelter(KM1.0), Bamboo Shelter(KM1.7), Nepenthes Shelter(KM2.9), Tikalod Shelter(KM3.8), Lompoyou Shelter(KM4.9km), Magnolia Shelter(KM5.7km)
    • Water Source (untreated Mountain Water) and Restrooms: Nearby every shelter

After that, both trails connect with each other and is lead to this final trail:

  1. Summit Trail
    • Meeting point of Mesilau and Timpohon trails or junction to the summit of Mount Kinabalu- 4.7KM
    • Distance: 2KM to Laban Rata+ 2.7KM to the summit
    • Condition: 90% ascending + 10% flat land
    • Trail Condition: Rock Slabs, Borneo Ironwood Staircases, Rocky Surface (after Alpine Forest and above)
    • Shelters: Villosa Shelter(KM4.9), Paka Shelter (KM5.4), Waras hut(KM5.9), Burlington
    • Hut(KM5.95), Laban Rata(KM6.0), Gunting Langadan Hut(KM6.2KM), Sayat-sayat Hut(KM7.1)
    • Water Point (untreated Mountain Water) and Toilet: Nearby every shelter, Waras Hut, Laban Rata, Gunting Langadan Hut, Sayat-sayat Hut or Check Points

Now whether you fully understand the trail conditions or not, it doesn't matter because whatever the trail conditions are, only with good teamwork we can make it to the top of Mt Kinabalu!

 

 
 
English
Mandarin
Find us on Facebook!
Kota Kinabalu Homestay Accommodation