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Heavy rain washes away two bridges at Mt Kinabalu foothills

The Star Online - 1 week ago
KOTA KINABALU: Two bridges have been washed away in Ranau at the foothills of Mount Kinabalu amid persistent heavy rain in the interior district. Ranau district officer Faimin Kamin said the bridges were at Kampung Lungkidau and Kampung...

Daring pixman takes 'up close and personal' to the next level

Daily Express - 5 days ago
One photo worth mentioning is the portrait of 82-year-old Tindulun, who has been working as a porter for climbers at the Mount Kinabalu for 60 years. She retired last year. "I did a series on about 40 porters from Kundasang, I wanted to capture their...

Maori hoping for recognition they deserve

The Borneo Post - 1 week ago
Just like the naked tourists incident on Mount Kinabalu two years ago, the Maori people had also shared the same fate as their beloved image of Mount Taranaki was tarnished when a Playboy model conducted a naked photo shoot on the top of the...

Playboy model poses nude on 'sacred' volcano

USA TODAY - 3 weeks ago
Jaylene Cook, 25, who was touring around New Zealand with her photographer boyfriend, Josh Shaw, removed her clothes near the summit of Mount Taraniki in late April and Shaw snapped shots as she gazed at the view from the 8,261-foot dormant...

Former shelter kid to raise RM100,000 with Kinabalu climb

Free Malaysia Today - 6 days ago
Jia Huai, 21, is determined to repay the community that cared for her by participating in a charity programme called Shelter Charity Climb 2017 which entails going up Mount Kinabalu in an expedition from July 28 to Aug 1. The hike has been held...

Human search engine for Keningau

The Star Online - 3 weeks ago
MATTA vice-president (inbound and domestic) Datuk Tan Kok Liang said among the other attractions in Keningau were Mount Trusmadi, which is an alternative to Mount Kinabalu. “After the June 5 earthquake in 2015, tour agents started promoting...

Climber brought down from Mount Kinabalu on stretcher

The Star Online - 2 months ago
KOTA KINABALU: A climber had to be brought down from Mount Kinabalu on a stretcher after she slipped and twisted her ankle while scaling the mountain via the Kota Belud Trail. Sabah Fire and Rescue Department Operations Centre Chief Khatizah ...and...

Mount Kinabalu feels the chill

The Star Online - 3 months ago
KOTA KINABALU: Trekkers heading up Mount Kinabalu's summit were treated to the sight of ice sheets near Low's Peak as early morning temperatures dipped around many parts of Sabah. The surface of the renowned 'Wishing Pool' near the...

Mt Everest still in sight for veteran journalist battling cancer

Free Malaysia Today - 3 weeks ago
He has conquered many peaks in Malaysia over the years and is even listed in the Malaysia Book of Records as the oldest person to climb Mount Kinabalu in Sabah. In an interview with FMT at the Penang Hospital yesterday, Amiruddin recalled his...

82-year-old is oldest Malaysian woman to conquer Mt Kinabalu

The Star Online - 3 months ago
Little did she realise that her climb would be record-setting – the 82-year-old became Malaysia's oldest woman to scale Mount Kinabalu's highest peak at 4,095m. Chee, more fondly known as Chan Cheh (sister Chan) among her friends, was among...