Mt Kinabalu: They climb it because it is there.
Mt Kinabalu re-opened on 1 September 2015
One year after the SABAH EARTHQUAKE of 5 June 2015.
Majestic view of Mt. Kinabalu
2 October 2016
Missing Singaporean climber found dead in Mt Kinabalu ravine
KOTA KINABALU — A missing Singaporean climber has been found dead after going missing while training for the Mount Kinabalu International Climbathon on Saturday (Oct 1), reported Malaysia’s state media agency.
The body of 36-year-old Woon Tai Kiang was found in a 150m deep ravine near the Sayat-Sayat checkpoint on Mt Kinabalu on Sunday morning, police told Bernama new agency.
Sabah’s Fire and Rescue Department Operation Centre said it received a distress call on Saturday morning, after Mr Woon had failed to reach the Timpohon Gate checkpoint.
Missing Singaporean climber found dead at Mt Kinabalu
Rescuers bringing down Woon’s body from Sayat-Sayat on Sunday.
KOTA KINABALU: A Singaporean climber, who was reported missing while training for the Mount Kinabalu climbathon early Saturday, has been found dead.
Woon Tai Kiang was found in a 150m deep ravine near Sayat-Sayat which is the last checkpoint before climbers make their way up to the summit.
The victim’s body was discovered by Mountain Search and Rescue (Mosar) personnel at about 7.30am Sunday.
It is believed that Woon died after sustaining serious head injuries when he slipped off the trail and fell into the ravine.