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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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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

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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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