Tuesday, July 6, 2010

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

EXPEDITION DATES 2010 : 27-31 August

EXPEDITION DATES 2011 : 1-5 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 : Minimum of 12 participants

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

ESTIMATED PERSONAL COST: RM150 – RM200 (travel, fuel, toll, meals & miscellaneous)


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

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 (RETURN) : Sg.Relau – 4WD off-road ride – Kuala Juram – Lata Luis – Camp KorCamp KubangCamp BotakSummit

Trail Length : 22.8km per way (give or take 300m)

Ascent : 400m – 2187m

Terrain : 4WD off-road ride, Multiple River Crossing, Multiple uphill & d

Campsites with H20 : Camp Kor, Camp Kubang, Camp Botak

Last Water Point : All campsites have a water source

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

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

Difficulty + Duration : 6/10 @ 5D/4N trip & 7/10 @ 4D/3N trip & 8/10 @ 3D/2N trip (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 Sg.Relau,Merapoh, Pahang

- Overnight camping at Sg.Relau

DAY 1

0800hrs – Breakfast

- 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 Kor

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1900hrs –Sweeper expected to reach Camp Kor

2000hrs – Dinner

DAY 5

0800hrs – Breakfast & Break Camp

- Start descent to Kuala Juram

- Lunch break for 30 minutes

1500hrs –Sweeper expected to reach Kuala Juram

- 4WD Ride to Sg.Relau

- Exit Checks & Guide report

- Convoy back to Kuala Lumpur

- 30 min stop for dinner

- 30 min stop for RnR

- Kuala Lumpur safe and sound


FEE STRUCTURE:

BASIC – RM280 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 – RM130 per person (Optional)

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

EQUIPMENT RENTAL – RM80 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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