Tuesday, July 6, 2010

LAFUMA/MILLET G7 SUMMIT SERIES 2010/11 - MOUNT CHAMAH (2171m)

EXPEDITION DATES 2010 : 23-25 July, 24-26 Sept, 22-24 Oct

DEPARTURE DATE : Day 0 (2100hrs on the eve of expedition date)

REGISTRATION DATE LINE : 14 Days from Day 0

PRE EXPEDITION CHAT : 7 Days from Day 0 (exact date & time will be advised to confirmed participants)

GROUP SIZE : Minimum 12 participants

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENT : Car pool, Self Drive or Other Arrangements for those out of Klang Valley

ESTIMATED PERSONAL COST: RM100 – RM150 (travel, fuel, toll, meals & miscellaneous)


Information Summary

G7 Ranking : 5th Highest Peak in Peninsular Malaysia

Location : Titiwangsa Main Range, Perak Kelantan Border

Lat Long : 5º13’N 101º34’E

Nearest Town : Gua Musang, Kelantan

Final Preparation Area : Gua Musang, Kelantan

Trail Head : Pos Rekom

Route (RETURN) : Gua Musang – 4WD off-road ride – Pos Rekom – Camp Pakma - Camp Tongkat Ali First False Peak - Summit

Trail Length : 10.3Km (give or take 100m)

Ascent : 900m – 2171m

Terrain : 4WD off-road ride, Multiple River Crossing, Multiple uphill & downhill, dry to muddy trails and root clambering

Campsites with H20 : Pos Rekom, Camp Pakma, Camp Tongkat Ali

Last Water Point : Camp Tongkat Ali

Scenic Rating : 6/10 (10/10 being awesome)

Cellular Network : Poor to Medium Coverage at the summit for CELCOM, MAXIS & DIGI

Difficulty + Duration : 6/10 @ 3D/2N & 7/10 @ 2D/2N (1 being easy and 10 being very difficult)


EXPEDITION FLOW SUMMARY:

DAY 0

2100hrs – Meet up point will be Lafuma Pro Shop, Bangsar (Please have dinner before we meet)

- Convoy to Gua Musang, Kelantan

- Overnight camping at Gua Musang

DAY 1

0800hrs – Breakfast & Final Packing

– 4WD Ride to trail head (4 Hours)

– Start Ascent

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1900hrs – Sweeper expected to reach Camp Tongkat Ali

2000hrs – Dinner

DAY 2

0800hrs – Breakfast & Break Camp

0900hrs – Start Summit attempt

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1900hrs – Sweeper expected to reach CHAMAH summit

2000hrs – Dinner

DAY 3

0630hrs Sunrise, Pictures & Stuff

0800hrs – Breakfast & Break Camp

0830hrs – Start Descent

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1500hrs – Sweeper expected to reach Pos Rekom

- 4WD Ride to Trail Head (4 Hours)

2000hrs – Dinner

- Convoy back to Kuala Lumpur

- 30 min stop for RnR

- Kuala Lumpur safe and sound


FEE STRUCTURE:

BASIC – RM225 per person (Compulsory)

(Includes Professional Guide(s), Permit, Police Reports, Permission, 4WD Transfers, Internal & External Radio Communication & Group Advanced First Aid Kit)

CATERING COST – RM90 per person (Optional)

(Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Trail Food & 24 Hour Emergency Ration, also the Chef)

EQUIPMENT RENTAL – RM40 per person (Optional)

(Includes Tent on triple sharing basis & group communal equipment)

GROUP OR PERSONAL PORTER – RM150 per porter per day (Optional)

(Maximum of 15Kg load per porter, extra’s chargeable at RM12 per Kg)

Note: 1) The above itinerary is dynamic and subject to change according to team progress & other components

2) A detailed expedition flow plan will be given for confirmed participants.


To take part, kindly register HERE.

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