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LMAG Trip for January 2009

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Bukit Sg. Puteh 
Cheras - Ampang, Selangor

Date : 17 January 2009 (Saturday)
Time : 730am to 4pm
Meeting point : Lafuma Bangsar
Fee : RM5 (LMAG Members)
        RM8 (Non-LMAG members)
Difficulties : Easy
Things to bring : Daypack, trekking attire, extra clothing, rain jacket, poncho, towel, trekking shoes, water, snacks, own lunch, cutlery and toiletries.
Transportation : Own cost (if need transportation, we can try to arrange on car pool basis but must inform us earlier)
Organiser : YellowStone Sdn Bhd

*** Registration close on 14 January 2009
Please register at our shop or sent us your registration via email to lafumalaysia@gmail.com or customercare@lafuma.com.my

Nuang Hike

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On the 6th of December, there were 15 of us in a group who gone up to Gunung Nuang, Hulu Langat and that was no easy task. The trip was organised by Lafuma Malaysia Adventure Group (LMAG) for its customers and it is open for the publics as well. It's all started at 7:00am at Lafuma Bangsar where consists of 4 cars leave the shop heading towards Hulu Langat.


The journey from KL to Gunung Nuang entrance took us around 45 minutes. Some of us have never been to Nuang before thought that since it is just within Selangor state and it shouldn’t take that “long” to reach the destination. As usual we started the climb with some briefing and the guide and sweeper for the day is Muzammil and CK from Lafuma.


We started our hike with the pretty rocky, uphill and never ending trail. We went through the pine tree forest and bamboo gardens. We couldn't differentiate what are the differences because they all look the same to us. Besides, we had a few water stops and rest along the way and it too…

360° Panorama View on top of Rasa Hill (22/11/08)

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The rainy season in November didn’t stop LMAG’s hiking activity. We went to Rasa Hill, which is 285 meters above sea level and located at Bukit Terek Forest Reserve, Hulu Selangor. Most of the past hikers do not know the exact name of the hill because Rasa Hill was named after Two Ringgit Hill by them.


We started the climb at 8:30am in the morning. Suddenly, the sky started to rain. However, we were lucky that the rain was just lasted for a few minutes. The trail is pretty short and it can be divided into three different parts. The first section of our journey was slow as the terrain full with loose rock and soft soil. At one part of the route, we need to climb a 90 degrees wall.


Next, we trekked inside the jungle that is full with ‘Bertam’ trees. Then, we passed through the section with ‘Resam’ trees vegetation before we finally reached for the summit of Rasa Hill. The hike is interesting because the peak was marked by Trigo Station and 360° panorama. We also can see Genting Highlands …

Lafuma Year End Members Week-End Special

Lafuma Bangsar is having SALES! That is what most of our members are waiting for and keep on asking us. Your wish has been granted. We shall be organizing a year end week-end sales from 12 Dec 2008 to 14 Dec 2008 for our loyal Lafuma (LMAG) members only. Make sure you marked your calendar and visit us that week-end to grab some items for yourself and for your love ones in this coming festive season.

That is one of the way we say Thank You to our loyal customers for supporting us throughout the year 2008.

Promotion for Dec'08

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This December 2008 promo for all Lafuma (LMAG) member, we have 15%+10% discounts specially for the items below.
Trekking GTX Jacket - Normal price : RM1,449.00 Discounted price : RM1,108.49 LD Trekking GTX Jacket - Normal price : RM1,299.00 Discounted price : RM993.74 M X Light Trekking shoes - Normal price : RM569.00 Discounted price : RM435.29 LD X Light Trekking shoes - Normal price : RM569.00 Discounted price : RM435.29 X Light 35 backpack - Normal price : RM599.00 Discounted price : RM458.24

Non-member can also enjoy the below listed items with a 10% discounts in December 2008.
Protectline Twin Jacket - Normal price : RM1,649.00 Discounted price : RM1,484.10 LD Protectline Twin Jacket - Normal price : RM1,649.00 Discounted price : RM1,484.10 Magnum Luggage - Normal price : RM519.00 Discounted price : RM467.10

LMAG trip for December 2008

It is the last month of the year 2008! We know that most of you might have plan for yourself during the coming festive holiday or to clear some of your working leaves with your love ones. As such, we plan to have our Dec trip earlier as well and hopefully most of you can meet up for this last event before say goodbye to 2008. Below is the last trip for year 2008.

Camp Lolo - Gunung Nuang 1st Campsite
Hulu Langat, Selangor

Date : 6 December 2008 (Saturday)
Time : 7am to 6pm
Meeting point : Lafuma Bangsar
Fee : RM5 (LMAG Members)
RM10 (Non-LMAG members)
Difficulties : Medium
Things to bring : Daypack, trekking attire, extra clothes for change, rain jacket / poncho, trekking shoes, cap/hat, trekking poles, headlamp, leech socks, mosquito repellent, water, food for breakfast & lunch, snacks.
Transportation : Own cost (if need transportation, we can try to arrange on car pool basis but must inform us earlier)
Organiser : YellowStone Sdn Bhd

*** Registration close on 2 December 2008
Please …

New Archaeological Site - Educational Lenggong Adventure

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The year end school holiday is here again. Thinking of how to spend a quality time with your kids and friends? Why not sign up for the Educational Lenggong Adventure, a new found archaeological site at Nur Lembah Lenggong. Interested email us...

Lafuma School Holiday Camp 2008

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Year end school holidays are coming soon and we at Lafuma have arranged and collaborate with Xtreeme Adventure from Penang to keep your kids occupied during this period as part of our care for the society effort. Let your kids have a fruitful holiday while learning to be independent and cares for the nature. Treat it as a retreat for your kids and yourself in this Pearl of Orient. Join us in this fun and development camp.

LMAG trips for November 2008

This November 2008 we shall be heading to Bukit Kutu and Bukit Rasah. The trip to Bukit Kutu is a revisit from last month and to get those who miss the trip an opportunity to visit the place. Bukit Rasah (a.k.a. Bukit Dua Ringgit) is suitable for beginner and venturers who has yet been there. No harm adding another achievement to your hiking report card.

Bukit Kutu
Kuala Kubu Baru

Date : 16 November 2008 (Sunday)
Time : 6am to 6.30pm
Meeting point : Rawang Plus Toll exit
Fee : RM80 per pax (Advance payment on booking) [Fee for guide, insurance, light lunch, snacks and refreshment]
Difficulties : Medium
Things to bring : Daypack, trekking attire, extra clothes for change, rain jacket / poncho, trekking shoes, cap/hat, trekking poles, leech socks, mosquito repellent, water, food, snacks.
Transportation : Own cost (if need transportation, we can try to arrange on car pool basis but must inform us earlier)
Organiser : YellowStone Sdn Bhd & RAF Mountain Activity

*** Registration close on 12 Novem…

Promotion for Nov'09

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This November 2008 promo for all Lafuma (LMAG) member, we have 15% discounts specially for the items below.

Tek Jacket - Normal price : RM449.00 Discounted price : RM381.65
LD Tek Jacket - Normal price : RM399.00 Discounted price : RM339.65
M Skyrace shoes - Normal price : RM569.00 Discounted price : RM483.65
LD Skyrace shoes - Normal price : RM569.00 Discounted price : RM483.65
Nanga 30 backpack - Normal price : RM369.00 Discounted price : RM313.65


Non-member can also enjoy the below listed items with a 10% discounts in November 2008.

Servoz T-zip Short Sleeve Shirt - Normal price : RM299.00 Discounted price : RM269.10
LD Servoz T-zip Short Sleeve Shirt - Normal price : RM299.00 Discounted price : RM269.10
Active 5 Backpack - Normal price : RM249.00 Discounted price : RM224.10

Bukit Tabur Revisit (18 Oct 2008)

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It has been awhile before we are back to Bukit Tabur again. However, this time we will be heading to Bukit Tabur East instead of West as previously. A group of 16 people has signed up for the climb to this infamous Klang Dam Gate Quartz Ridge. We started our journey at the foothill where the Syabas water authority were but on the east side instead of the west side and following the huge water pipe from the dam. We cross a small river before meeting the rest of the hikers at the starting point. A safety briefing and ice-breaking session was conducted by our guide, Apip before ascending the hill.



The terrain was steep and mixed with some mild rock climbing session. On certain section, we have to pull on the ropes provided in order to continue on our journey. Although the hike is short but it is pretty demanding as we not only need to use our leg but our biceps as well. A trek and climb for an hour paid handsomely with a nice scenery and view of the city at the peak. We could also see the…

Successful in Conquering 5 Volcano Peaks

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Sometime in end of April and early of May 2008, a group of 20 strong hikers from Orang Gunung Kuala Lumpur (OGKL), an affiliate member of Lafuma Malaysia Adventure Group (LMAG) has successfully conquered five volcano peaks (Semeru, Arjuno, Welirang, Penanjakan and Bromo) within 8 days expeditions to Indonesia. Read more about their expedition in Kosmo newsprint at http://www.kosmo.com.my/kosmo/content.asp?y=2008&dt=0927&pub=Kosmo&sec=Rekreasi&pg=re_01.htm

Lafuma October 2008 Promo

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This October 2008 promo for all Lafuma (LMAG) member, we have 15% discounts specially for the items below.
Protectline Twin Jacket - Normal price : RM1,649.00 Discounted price : RM1,401.65 LD Protectline Twin Jacket - Normal price : RM1,649.00 Discounted price : RM1,401.65 M Xpulsion Softshell shoes - Normal price : RM449.00 Discounted price : RM381.65 LD Xpulsion Softshell shoes - Normal price : RM449.00 Discounted price : RM381.65 Droite 23 backpack - Normal price : RM329.00 Discounted price : RM279.65


Non-member can also enjoy the below listed items with a 10% discounts in October 2008.
Servoz jacket - Normal price : RM399.00 Discounted price : RM359.10 LD Servoz Jacket - Normal price : RM399.00 Discounted price : RM359.10 Skyrace OT Shoes – Normal price : RM589.00 Discounted price : RM530.10
Nazca 30 Backpack - Normal price : RM349.00 Discounted price : RM314.10

Exploratory Trail at Kota Damansara Community Forest

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On 14 September 2008 a group of 14 people from LMAG have set to explore forest nearby our KL city namely Kota Damansara Community Forest. It is one of the few green lung left within the city vicinity apart from Bukit Gasing in PJ, Taman Tun Dr Ismail & Mont Kiara Forest Reserve, FRIM in Kepong, Bukit Tabur in Taman Melawati and Bukit Apeh in Cheras. The Kota Damansara Community Forest is rich with biodiversity of flora and fauna just like Bukit Gasing in PJ. The forest area was huge and one can hike from Kota Damansara to Bukit Lanjang as well as to Sungai Buloh R&R at Plus NSE Highway area.


All of us set to meet at the starting point at 7.45am instead of the usual place at our Lafuma Bangsar outlet. The guide for the trip was none other than Apip and Ng being the sweeper for the day. We have a light safety briefing and introduction session before we head for the trail at about 8am. The trail started on the left of the community shade and seems to be easy. However within a few …

Lafuma in Kilimanjaro

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Sometime in early July 2008, a lovely couple, Steve and Emma both Lafuma members have pledged to fund raise for UNICEF to help the children in developing countries on their charity and fund climb to Mount Kilimanjaro (5,985m), Tanzania, Africa. They are back recently with a successful mission by not only raising more funds than what they have set earlier but also summitted to the one of the highest mountain in Africa! Total funds raised to date was 1,600 Pound!

Let's congratulate Steve and Emma for their challenging feats and their determination is definitely something we should learn from. Well with a total of six days expedition mission (from 21/7/08 to 26/7/08) to summit the gigantic mountain, the story from both of them is well worthwhile to read. For those who intend to summit this African highest peak, you should not miss this valuable tips from this couple. Read their tales at http://journals.worldnomads.com/steve_and_emma/

LMAG trips for October 2008

In the month of October 2008, we will make a revisit to Bukit Tabur but now using the East trail. We will also be heading to Bukit Kutu at Kuala Kubu Baru to visit the historical trail during the colonial era. As informed last month, we shall also be doing caving at Dark Caves, Batu Caves. Below the details of the trips we will set our foot on this month.

Bukit Tabur (East trail to Quartz Ridge)
Taman Melawati, KL

Date : 18 October 2008 (Saturday)
Time : 7.30am - 12.00pm
Meeting point : Lafuma Bangsar
Fee : FOC (for LMAG members)
RM5 (for non-LMAG members)
Difficulties : Medium (Hike with minimal rock climb)
Things to bring : Daypack, trekking attire, extra clothes for change, rain jacket / poncho, trekking shoes, cap/hat, trekking poles, leech socks, water, snacks.
Transportation : Car pooling
Organiser : YellowStone Sdn Bhd

Please register at our shop or sent us your registration via email to lafumalaysia@gmail.com or customercare@lafuma.com.my

*** Registration close on 15 October 2008
* Note : P…

Fresh & light - Sg Perdik Waterfall trip (30/08/08)

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This trip was on Merdeka Eve. We call our trip as Merdeka Hike. It takes me a few days before I pen down in this blog. It is much easier for my leg to move anywhere rather than my little finger doing the job of editing as I consider myself have a very active leg. Thank you to all who participate and contributes to LMAG Sg Perdik Waterfall trips.
Early morning of the Merdeka eve we gather at Lafuma Bangsar Boutique for car pooling towards Hulu Langat. Two cars left from Bangsar while we meet another one car at Pekan Bt 18 Hulu Langat.

Around 9 am our cars entered Hutan Lipur Hulu Perdik area. We are the only visitor here. We are trekking in one group. Trekking along the Hulu Perdik valley and crossing the river stream three times. Continued our trail to hike just a few minutes before we reach the waterfall (cascades).

The waterfall has several places where we can have a nice shower. We spent about half an hour enjoying ourselves here. Some of us have a refreshing shower. The trip was shor…

Challenging Hill Hike!

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Participant before start trekking

Pine Tree Hill - Twin Peak (16/08/08)Since March 2008 once a month we run a mountain hiking activities. Started with G. Nuang followed by G. Hitam, G. Datuk and G. Gap. On August our challenge is to hike two peaks in a day where we have identified Pine Tree Hill – Twin Peak located at Fraser Hill District. ’Hill’ is something we kind of downgrade our challenge since we have been to mountains for the past months. However this is not a normal hill. Why!Read our full blog.Pine Tree Hill just 4777 feet above the sea level. The Pine Tree Hill trail starts from the top of Fraser Hill which both hill altitude range is quite similar. The challenge is to cross 6KM from the starting point to Pine Tree Peak and another half an hour to Twin Peak which is at the distance of not more than 1KM.The journey started from our Lafuma Bangsar outlet after most of us having our breakfast. We set to gather at Fraser Hill Gate before drove up together to Fraser Hill. On 11:35…

Hiking & Backpacking Trip to Mount Fansipan, Indochina

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LMAG trips for September 2008

In September, Lafuma will be visiting area within the KL city vicinity. It is our neighbourhood at Kota Damansara and Batu Caves. Instead of visiting waterfalls, we have planned to bring you to experience caving. These will be the hiking and caving location that we will set our foot at in September:

Kota Damansara Green Forest Hike,
Kota Damansara, PJ

Date : 14 September 2008 (Sunday)
Time : 7.30am - 11.00 am
Highlights : Jungle Trekking
Difficulty : Easy
Meet Up Point : Lafuma Bangsar OR SMK Seksyen 10 Kota Damansara
Fees : RM FOC (for LMAG members)
RM2 (for non LMAG members)
Transportation : Car-pooling
Things to bring : Daypack, trekking attire, rain jacket, poncho, trekking shoes, water, snacks.

Organiser : YellowStone Sdn Bhd (Lafuma Malaysia)

Please register at our shop or sent us your registration via email to lafumalaysia@gmail.com or customercare@lafuma.com.my

*** Registration close on 11 September 2008.

Agenda :
07:30 Meeting at Lafuma Bangsar (for those who opt to meet at this point)
07:5…

Lafuma Sept 2008 Promo

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This Sept 2008 promo for all Lafuma (LMAG) member, we have 15% discounts specially for the items below.

Check Stretch Shirt - Normal price : RM229.00 Discounted price : RM194.65
LD Mind V-Neck T-shirt - Normal price : RM169.00 Discounted price : RM143.65
M OS26 Softshell Shoes - Normal price : RM349.00 Discounted price : RM296.65
LD OS26 Mesh Shoes - Normal price : RM299.00 Discounted price : RM254.15
Naia 25 Backpack - Normal price : RM329.00 Discounted price : RM279.65

Non-member can also enjoy the below listed items with a 10% discounts in Sept 2008.

Explorer Check Short Sleeve Shirt - Normal price : RM209.00 Discounted price : RM188.10
LD Native Jacket - Normal price : RM259.00 Discounted price : RM233.10
Awax 17 Backpack - Normal price : RM169.00 Discounted price : RM152.10

Enjoyable trip @ Sg Lepoh Waterfall

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On 26 July 2008, LMAG have a trip to Sg. Lepoh Waterfall, Hulu Langat, Selangor. As usual, Lafuma Bangsar is our meeting point. 2 cars with 8 persons depart towards Hulu Langat. We stopped at Petronas Bt 7 Jalan Cheras to wait for another participants in 1 car to join our convoy. At Pekan Bt 18, Hulu Langat we stop for breakfast. Pekan Batu 18 (18 miles from Kuala Lumpur) is the last town before reaching Sg. Lepoh.


When arrived at Sg. Lepoh car park, immediately the parking attendant approach us to collect parking fees. Mentioning “Dalam banyak durian?(there is a lot of durian inside the jungle), Apip been told that “Kalau ada ambillah, tak payah bayar" (you can take it to eat without pay if available) by the parking attendant. So our car park fees include durian as well, what a great deal!

The program start with ice breaking session, Adinson and her mum, Marie. Ori Osawa and Robert both foreigners,Genevy with all white shirt & short pants, Jakie and her umbrella, Sarawakian lo…

The Merdeka Lucky No.51 Customer

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The lucky couple, Badrun & Aida proudly showing their lucky receipt!
We have our lucky couple who takes away 2 pairs of Lafuma shoes for 51% discounts in conjunction with our Lafuma number 51 lucky customers Merdeka promotion program. Mr Badrun Sham and Ms Aida both bought themselves Lafuma Sky Race OT and LD Sky Race accordingly for a Net Price of RM567.42 instead of the original value of RM1,158.00. A tremendous saving of RM590.58 for Badrun and Aida!
Badrun and Aida plan to use the Lafuma shoes for their participation in the Trans Titiwangsa Challenge soon. What a lucky and lovely couple! Lafuma Malaysia congrats and wishes them all the best for their coming race.