Tuesday, July 6, 2010

LAFUMA/MILLET G7 SUMMIT SERIES 2010/11 –TRANS TITIWANGSA V1 (MT.KORBU, MT.GAYONG & MT. YONG BELAR)

EXPEDITION DATES 2010 : 3 – 7 November
EXPEDITION DATES 2011 : 20-24 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 : Train to Ipoh, Private Charter Transfer back to KL
ESTIMATED PERSONAL COST: RM150 – RM200 (travel, meals & miscellaneous)

Information Summary
G7 Ranking : 2nd, 3rd & 4th highest Peak in Peninsular Malaysia
Location : Titiwangsa Main Range, Perak – Pahang Border
Lat Long : Mt.Korbu - 4º41’N 101º18’E , Mt.Gayong - 4º40’N 101º18’E, Mt. Yong Belar 4º39’N 101º22’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
Route (CROSSOVER) : Dam – 4WD off-road ride – Sg.Senoi~oi – Camp Pangkin – Camp View – Last Water Point – Bonsai Tonggek – Korbu – Gayong – Junction – Camp H2O – Camp Cerek – Camp Kuali – Yong Belar – Camp Kasut – Camp Tudung Periuk – Camp Cabin – Blue Valley Dam – Kg.Raja
Trail Length : 31.6KM total (give or take 300m)
Ascent : 400m – 2181m – 1300m
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, Camp H2O, Camp Cerek, Camp Kuali, Camp Kasut, Camp Tudung Periuk, Camp Cabin
Last Water Point : Mini waterfall after Camp View, Camp Kuali
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 @ 5D/4N ; 8/10 @ 4D/3N
(1 being easy and 10 being very difficult)

EXPEDITION FLOW SUMMARY:
DAY 0
2100hrs – Meet up point will be KL Sentral Train Station (Please have dinner before we meet)
- Train to Ipoh
- Travel from Ipoh to Ulu Kinta Dam (Personal Cost – Private Charter)
- Overnight camping at Ulu Kinta Dam
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 – Mount Korbu to Mount Gayong summit
- Lunch break for 30 minutes
- Start descent to Camp H2O
1900hrs – Sweeper expected to reach Camp H2O
2000hrs – Dinner
DAY 4
0800hrs – Breakfast & Break Camp
- Start ascent to Yong Belar
- Lunch break for 30 minutes
1900hrs – Sweeper expected to reach Yong Belar Summit
2000hrs – Dinner

DAY 5
0800hrs – Breakfast & Break Camp
- Start descent to Blue Valley Dam
- Lunch break for 30 minutes
1500hrs –Sweeper expected to reach Blue Valley Dam
- 4WD Ride to Kg.Raja
- Travel back to Kuala Lumpur (Personal Cost – Private Charter)
- Kuala Lumpur safe and sound

FEE STRUCTURE:
BASIC – RM370 per person (Compulsory)

(includes professional guide(s), permit, police reports, permission, 4WD transfers, internal & external radio communication & 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 HERE

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