Notes before Day 1 hike:
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Notes before Day 1 hike:
This is the second visit to beautiful Mount Ophir (English name for Gunung Ledang) on labour day, same as previous trip, we ascended from Sagil (Johor) instead of Asahan in Melaka. According to our mountain guide Kelvin Tan, Asahan is a more nature trail compares to well developed Sagil trail.
Mount Ophir is a famous and very interesting place to hike, the management put a hard work to design and maintaining the trail, where you can see clear path, well stated check points, proper maintenance for rock climbing ropes and ladder.
The weather is pretty good, although not much of sun light but without rain on the day, we got 12 peoples in total that came from KL and Malacca. According to management, we are the only group to do day hike on morning, another big group in the mountain was overnight at the camp site on day before.
Went for a leisure trekking with gang at Kuala Kubu Bharu on last weekend, the Sungai Chilling Waterfall entrance located at right side of the road between the path from Selangor Dam to Fraser’s Hill. Parking is easy as there are plenty of space on each side of road which can fit a single car all along the way nearby entrance.
This is my first time to Chilling waterfall, the same Chilling river need to be cross six times (includes the first under suspension bridge) in total to reach the waterfall where it took us around 1 hour 20 minutes, includes photo taking and water splashing at friends. The entire trail pretty flat (except for 3rd level waterfall), clear with only few junctions and obvious sign can be spotted on each river crossing.
The second time to peak of Gunung Nuang (1439m/ 4898ft) but first time going up by using Janda Baik trail. Spent 8 hours for this trail, included an hour plus rest on peak and enjoyed at Cemperoh waterfall. Janda Baik trail is not as difficult and take less time compares to Nuang via Pangsoon, Hulu Langat.
View Gunung Nuang via Janda Baik in a larger map
Recorded trail by using Suunto Ambit as above, where you can see the Janda Baik trail crossed from Pahang to Gunung Nuang’s peak at Selangor. GPS coordinate for starting point and car park is: 3.303979,101.887121.
To get there, go into Genting Sempah, while exiting turn to smaller road on left instead of right, go straight for around 15 minutes, turn to right where a Janda Baik gate will be spotted. Follow GPS, another 15 minutes will lead you to rocky roads which will bring you to a farm where near to entrance of the trail.
Parked the car beside a local drinks selling mini store , trail entrance is just 50 metres away where you will see a small river stream. 5 minutes after crossed the stream, there will be a small junction with slight left and right, trail to Nuang is on the left.
Follow the farm trail for 10 minutes, a small gate will be seen if you are on the right track. The trail will become narrower with great scene behind, where Gunung Bunga Buah and Genting Highland can be spot on.
Just found out altitude meter reading on my Suunto Ambit is way off, it shows reading of crazy 2872 meter instead of actual 1493 meter on the peak. Checked over previous hike’s recorded altitude graph, discovered all were incorrect. All these happened because of wrong altitude reference input that set by either seller or manufacturer.
Steps to reset:
Notes on Altitude and Sea Pressure level references:
ii) To find sea level pressure, find it from the weather reports in newspapers, local weather stations, airports or the Internet (e.g. www.refdesk.com/weath1.html)
Heard of Tabur Far East for quite a while, been told by friend that it is a trail that full of nice scenes. The trail is less common compares to normal East/ West Tabur and starting point is totally different too. Have been waiting to join-in those that familar with the route, then finally i got this chance by follow G3 Hikers to both Far East and the Extreme trails on Sunday, 17th March.
Broga Hill sometimes known as Bukit Broga or Bukit Lalang, where Broga is actually a place name and Lalang is blady grass in Malay launguage. With a low 400 meters height, ready trail and panoramic scene, it become local famous spot that attracts big numbers of visitors during weekends.
The fifteen time to the Broga Hill that locate at Jalan Broga, Semenyih. Takes only 30 minutes (50km) by driving from Kuala Lumpur to Broga Hill.
The hill is just nearby to University of Nottingham (Malaysia Campus), go straight from the University for another 5 minutes and you will reach hill entrance (an oil palm estate) at left opposite a rabbit park, GPS Coordinates: 2.939698, 101.902313
2) Air Hitam Forest Reserve
Story: Air Hitam Forest Reserve and Waterfall @ Puchong
Movescount: move8287000, move8287003
Ascend Route: http://goo.gl/8jyt6
Descend Route: http://goo.gl/ERYF5
7) Sungai Chilling Waterfall (3rd Level)
Story: Sungai Chilling Waterfall (3rd Level) @ Kuala Kubu Bharu
Track Download: http://goo.gl/j1eCC
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