Hang out at Mount Kinabalu on the worlds’ highest via Ferrata!

Monday, February 16th, 2015 @ 11:33 Climb Mt Kinabalu, Enriched Air Nitrox, News

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Many of our clients opt to hang out at Mount Kinabalu, especially because there’s a chance to complete the worlds’ highest via Ferrata at 3,776m altitude!

Recently, our client from Canada, Peter Martinello completed the climb Mount Kinabalu challenge on our 3D2N standard climbing package that our Sabah Travel Centre personalised to cater to Peter’s specific needs.

He spent 2 nights at Pendant Hut, which is the accommodation used for those participants wishing to descend from Low’s Peak via Ferrata, and the extra first night really helped him to acclimatise to the difference in atmosphere.

Peter prepared himself well with the advice our helpful travel experts offered him to successfully complete his goals – and he was very happy with himself to have finished the Guinness World Record, advanced via Ferrata Low’s Peak circuit!

Peter also qualified as a PADI Enriched Air Diver, under the tutelage of one of our dedicated and full time PADI Instructors, at our premier PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Centre before his climb. The dive theory concerned with gas narcosis is related to the effects of altitude sickness, which Peter didn’t experience at all during his itinerary because he acclimatised to the altitude at the Laban Rata Plateau during his extra night (amongst other forms of preparation).

For more information, about visiting our Dive Centre to experience island activities, or how to prepare for climbing Mount Kinabalu, contact our HQ to create an itinerary just for your convenient Sabah travels!

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