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



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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

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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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