Tuesday, July 6, 2010

LAFUMA/MILLET G7 SUMMIT SERIES 2010/11 - MOUNT TAHAN (Merapoh to K.Tahan crossover)

EXPEDITION DATES 2010 : 15-21September

EXPEDITION DATES 2011 : 30 April – 6 May

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 of 12 participants

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENT : Bus & Train or Other Arrangements for those out of Klang Valley

ESTIMATED PERSONAL COST: RM150 – RM200 (Train & Bus tickets, Private Charters, meals & miscellaneous)


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LAFUMA/MILLET G7 SUMMIT SERIES 2010/11 -MOUNT TAHAN 2187m above sea level
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Information Summary

G7 Ranking : Highest Peak in Peninsular Malaysia

Location : Tahan Range, Pahang/Kelantan Border

Lat Long : 4º38’N 102º14’E

Nearest Town : Merapoh (30KM away from Sg.Relau entry point) Hospital, Fire & Rescue, Hotels, Restaurants & Commercial Centres

Final Preparation Area : Sg.Relau, Merapoh
Trail Heads : Kuala Juram

Route (CROSSOVER) : Sg.Relau – 4WD off-road ride – Kuala Juram – Lata Luis – Camp Kor – Camp Kubang – Camp Botak – Summit – Padang – Gedung – Camp Pangkin – K.Teku –
K.Puteh – Mt.Rajah – Bukit Malang – K.Melantai – Kuala Tahan (Park HQ)

Trail Length : 75.8km total (give or take 500m)

Ascent : 400m – 2187m – 60m

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

Campsites with H20 : Camp Kor, Camp Kubang, Camp Botak , Gedung, Camp Pangkin, K.Teku, K.Puteh, K.Melantai

Last Water Point : All campsites have a water source

Scenic Rating : 9/10 (10/10 being awesome)

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

Duration + Difficulty : 8/10 @ 7D/6N trip (1 being easy and 10 being very difficult) & 9/10 @ 6D/5N trip



EXPEDITION FLOW SUMMARY:

DAY 0

2100hrs – Meet up point will be KL Sentral Train Station (Please have dinner before we meet)

- Travel by train to Merapoh ( Personal Cost – Train Ticket )

- Overnight in the train

DAY 1

0800hrs – Breakfast

- Travel from Merapoh to Sg.Relau ( Personal Cost – Private Charter )

- Taman Negara Checks & Guide

- Final packing
– 4WD Ride to trail head

– Start Ascent

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1900hrs – Sweeper expected to reach Camp Kor

2000hrs – Dinner

DAY 2

0800hrs – Breakfast & Break Camp

0900hrs – Start ascent to Camp Kubang

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1900hrs – Sweeper expected to reach Camp Kubang

2000hrs – Dinner

DAY 3

0800hrs – Breakfast & Break Camp

0830hrs – Start ascent to Summit

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1900hrs – Sweeper expected to reach Summit

2000hrs – Dinner

DAY 4

0630hrs - Sunrise, Pictures & Stuff

– Breakfast & Break Camp

- Start descent to Camp Pangkin

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1900hrs –Sweeper expected to reach Camp Pangkin

2000hrs – Dinner

DAY 5

0800hrs – Breakfast & Break Camp

- Start descent to Kuala Teku

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1900hrs –Sweeper expected to reach Kuala Teku

2000hrs – Dinner

DAY 6

0800hrs – Breakfast & Break Camp

- Start descent to Kuala Melantai

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1900hrs –Sweeper expected to reach Kuala Melantai

2000hrs – Dinner

DAY 7

0800hrs – Breakfast & Break Camp

- Start descent to Kuala Tahan

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1300hrs –Sweeper expected to reach Kuala Tahan

- Exit Checks & Guide report

- Travel out to Jerantut (Personal Cost- Private Charter)

- Travel back to Kuala Lumpur (Personal Cost- Coach Ticket)

- Kuala Lumpur safe and sound



FEE STRUCTURE:

BASIC – RM360 per person (Compulsory)

(Includes Professional Guide(s), Taman Negara Guide, Permits, 4WD Transfers, Internal & External Radio Communication, Taman Negara Certificate & Group Advanced First Aid Kit)

CATERING – RM180 per person (Optional)

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

EQUIPMENT RENTAL – RM140 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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