Tuesday, July 6, 2010

LAFUMA/MILLET G7 SUMMIT SERIES 2010/11 - MOUNT KORBU (2183m) & MOUNT GAYONG (2173m)



EXPEDITION DATES 2010 : 30 July – 1 Aug, 19-22 Aug, 14-17 Oct, 10-13 Dec

EXPEDITION DATE 2011 : 21-24 Jan, 18-21 Feb, 25-28 Mar, 22-25 April

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 : 4 – 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 : 2nd & 4th Highest Peak in Peninsular Malaysia

Location : Titiwangsa Main Range, Perak

Lat Long : Mt.Korbu - 4º41’N 101º18’E Mt.Gayong - 4º40’N 101º18’E

Nearest Town : Ipoh (30KM away from Ulu Kinta Dam) Hospital, Fire & Rescue, Hotels, Restaurants & Commercial Centres

Final Preparation Area : Ulu Kinta, SUltan Azlan Shah Dam entrance

Trail Heads : Sg.Senoi-oi, Sg.Termin

Route (CROSSOVER) : Dam – 4WD off-road ride – Sg.Senoi~oi – Camp PangkinCamp ViewLast Water Point – Bonsai Tonggek – Korbu – Gayong – Korbu – Mt.Chuban – 7E – Camp KijangCamp Seroja – Sg. Termin Waterfall – 4WD Stop - Dam

Trail Length : 25.8KM total (give or take 300m)

Ascent : 400m – 2181m

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

Campsites with H20 : Camp Pangkin, Camp View, Last Water Point, 7E, Camp Kijang & Camp Seroja

Last Water Point : Mini waterfall after Camp View, 7E

Scenic Rating : 8/10 (10/10 being awesome)

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

Difficulty + Duration : 7/10 @ 4D/3N & 8/10 @ 3D/3N (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 Sultan Azlan Shah Dam, Ulu Kinta Perak

- Overnight camping at the Dam area

DAY 1

0800hrs – Breakfast & Final Packing

– 4WD Ride to trail head

– Start Ascent

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1900hrs – Sweeper expected to reach Camp View

2000hrs – Dinner

DAY 2

0800hrs – Breakfast & Break Camp

0900hrs – Start Summit attempt

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1900hrs – Sweeper expected to reach KORBU summit

2000hrs – Dinner

DAY 3

0630hrs – Sunrise, Pictures & Stuff

0800hrs – Breakfast & Break Camp

0830hrs – Day Pack from Mt.Korbu Summit to Mt. Gayong Summit (RETURN)

– Start Descent

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1900hrs – Sweeper expected to reach Camp Seroja

2000hrs – Dinner

DAY 4

0800hrs – Breakfast & Break Camp

- Start descent

- 30 min stop at the waterfall

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1400hrs – Sweeper expected to reach trail exit

– Transfer on 4WD to Ulu Kinta Dam

- Convoy back to Kuala Lumpur

- 30 min stop for RnR

- Kuala Lumpur safe and sound



FEE STRUCTURE:

BASIC – RM220 per person (Compulsory)

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

CATERING SERVICE – RM110 per person (Optional)

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

EQUIPMENT RENTAL – RM60 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 yourself HERE

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