Elevation

13,435 ft / 4,095 m

Prominence

13,435 ft / 4,095 m

Range

Crocker

Summits

50 summits

Top climbing months

April   15%

May   13%

July   13%

Most climbed route

Timpohon Trail

Highlights

  • Mount Kinabalu (also called Gunung Kinabalu) is a prominent mountain on the island of Borneo in Southeast Asia.
  • Located in the east Malaysian state of Sabah and is protected as Kinabalu National Park, a World Heritage Site.
  • Hghest peak in Borneo's Crocker Range and is the 4th highest mountain in the Malay Archipelago after Indonesian Papua's Puncak Jaya, Puncak Trikora, and Puncak Mandala.
  • Among the most important biological sites in the world, with over 4500 species of plant, 326 species of birds, and 100 mammalian species identified. Among this rich collection of wildlife are famous species such as the gigantic Rafflesia plants and the orangutan.
  • The main peak of the mountain (Low's Peak) can be climbed quite easily. The last part of the climb is on naked granite rock.
  • Climbers must be accompanied by accredited guides at all times due to national park regulations.

Awards

Challenges

Nearest peaks