We are ascending Mount Kinabalu in Malaysian Borneo, the highest mountain in the country, and the highest in Southeast Asia outside the Himalayan range.
Is Mt Kinabalu the highest mountain in Southeast Asia?
Mount Kinabalu, located in the Crocker Mountain Range in Sabah, is the highest mountain in Southeast Asia (between the Himalayas and New Guinea) and the 20th most prominent mountain in the world by topographic prominence. The summit of Mount Kinabalu, Low’s Peak, is located at 4095.2 m a.s.l. (6.075° N, 116.558° E).
Is Mount Kinabalu the highest mountain?
Mount Kinabalu, Malay Gunung Kinabalu, highest peak in the Malay Archipelago, rising to 13,455 feet (4,101 m) in north-western East Malaysia (North Borneo).
Has anyone died climbing Kinabalu?
Eighteen fatalities were reported, all occurring on Mount Kinabalu, including ten Singaporeans, six Malaysians, and two from both China and Japan. About 137 climbers were stranded on the mountain but were subsequently rescued.
Where are the highest points in South Asia?
We are ascending Mount Kinabalu in Malaysian Borneo, the highest mountain in the country, and the highest in Southeast Asia outside the Himalayan range. There are two legends relating to its name.