2D/1N Via Ferrata – Walk The Torq (Basic)

If you are considering climbing Mount Kinabalu then we recommend this fabulous program which offers great flexibility!

Reaching the summit of Mount Kinabalu follows the standard route but you can spice things up a bit on your decent should you wish and experience the worlds highest Via Ferrata activities. Because all our mountain climb packages come with a private guide for your party you can decide whether to join or not to join the Via Ferrata activity upon reaching base camp at the Laban Rata Plateau after the briefing so you will know exactly whats involved before committing.  This is a great option of the standard climb is fully booked !

The price however is still affordable as our price is protected under our Price Promise guarantee which means if you receive a cheaper quotation for a like-to-like package elsewhere, we will beat that price by 2%. We just need to see the original quotation.

Rest assured that you are booking your Mountain Climb package with a customer service orientated travel agent at the very best price available.

Mt. Kinabalu Via Ferrata Package

The Mt. Kinabalu Via Ferrata package includes:

  • 1 night in Pendant Hut Dormitory
  • Dinner buffet-style at the Laban Rata Restaurant
  • 1 pre-breakfast continental breakfast / supper @ Pendant Hut
  • 1 American breakfast @ Pendant Hut
  • Via Ferrata certificate for successful climbers;
  • return transfer from KK – Kinabalu Park;
  • return tranfers from Kinabalu Park HQ to Timpohon Gate;
  • mountain guide, park entrance fees, insurance & climbing permit
  • Possibility to upgrade to a private room (subject to availability & pre-booking)

Mt. Kinabalu Via Ferrata “Walk the Torq” Basic

Taken from an Italian phrase, Via Ferrata literally means Iron Road referring to mountain routes made up of fixed cables, ladders and bridges.

Sabah’s Via Ferrata is the highest in the world at an altitude of 3,800m against the slopes of the less-travelled paths of Mount Kinabalu.

There are various routes offered to cater for the different climbers ability and level of endurance. We offer the basic level routes for beginners, the challenging Lows Peak 4-hour plus circuit for the advanced level route aimed at adventures with higher than average fitness and the Beginner Sport Climbing Course aimed at those people with a desire for adventure but no climbing experience.

Walk the Torq – Basic Level Via Ferrata

The Basic Level Via Ferrata route is called Walk The Torq and geared towards beginners. Families can enjoy this activity too as children from 10 years old are allowed to participate. Those over 60 years old can join this safe and fun adventure.

It takes 2-3 hours to complete and there will be lots of photo opportunities as you enjoy sights of the mountain that only Via Ferrata  can provide. Highlights of the Walk the Torq includes the 2-cable Monkey Bridge, the Tyrolean Traverse and the Balancing Beam.

Walk the Torq route

Descending from Low’s Peak summit, climbers follow the normal hiking trail, to the starting point of the Walk the Torq via Ferrata at 3,520m above sea level. The length of the route is 430m, and consists of a vertical height traverse of 109m; and the route ends at 3,411m altitude.


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Please CONTACT US and tell us your preferred dates, its also useful to know a range of dates if your trip is flexible. We have many promotions and can tailor many options to suit your interest. Groups packages are available.

To answer the many questions you might have about climbing Mt Kinabalu for example. How hard is the Mt Kinabalu Climb ? What should i bring ? What is the temperature on Mt Kinabalu, pls refer to our dedicated pages below.

The Summit Climb to Lows Peak, Mt Kinabalu.

Accommodation at the Laban Rata Plateau.

Climbing Preparation, Packing List  & FAQ

Contact Us to Book !

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Please be advised that all climbers should have themselves medically checked before attempting any mountain climb. If you have a history of suffering from the following ailments, it is highly recommend that you should refrain from climbing: Hypertension, Diabetes, Palpitation, Arthritis, Heart Disease, Severe Anemia, Peptic Ulcers, Epileptic Fits, Obesity, Chronic Asthma, Muscular cramps, Hepatitis (jaundice); or any other disease which may hamper the climb.

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