All You Need To Know About The Asahan Trail For Gunung Ledang/Mount Ophir!

All You Need To Know About The Asahan Trail For Gunung Ledang/Mount Ophir!

Gunung Ledang (1,276m), or Mount Ophir, is a popular hiking destination for amateurs or first-time hikers. Gunung Ledang/Mount Ophir is only 1,276 m but it is the highest mountain in Johor, Malaysia. There are 2 main trails to the summit. The commonly used Sagil trail…

All You Need To Know About Hiking Mount Kerinci (3,805m): Indonesia Highest Volcano!

All You Need To Know About Hiking Mount Kerinci (3,805m): Indonesia Highest Volcano!

Introduction Mount Kerinci (3,805 m) is the highest volcano in Indonesia and the highest mountain in Sumatra.  It is still an active volcano and is part of the Kerinci Seblat National Park, the largest national park in Sumatra Island, Indonesia and also home to the endangered…

All You Need To Know To Plan A Trip To Hike Mount Kerinci (3,805m): Indonesia Highest Volcano!

All You Need To Know To Plan A Trip To Hike Mount Kerinci (3,805m): Indonesia Highest Volcano!

Introduction Mount Kerinci (3,805 m) is the highest volcano in Indonesia and the highest mountain in Sumatra. It is surprisingly quite straight forward to plan a trip to hike Mount Kerinci, the only difficult thing being deciding the transport options. Mount Kerinci is still an active volcano…

Mount Semeru (3,676m): All You Need To Know About Hiking The Great Mountain ‘Mahameru’

Mount Semeru (3,676m): All You Need To Know About Hiking The Great Mountain ‘Mahameru’

Introduction Mount Semeru (3,676m) is the highest mountain in Java and also an active volcano that erupts a plume cloud every few moments. It is also called “Mahameru”, which means the Great Mountain or where the gods reside. It is easy to see why because…

Gunung Datuk (885m): The “Beginner” Trek to Malaysia Mountains

Gunung Datuk (885m): The “Beginner” Trek to Malaysia Mountains

Mount Datuk (885m) is located at Rembau, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, about an hour away from Malacca. It is one of the most popular treks in Malaysia for both locals and Singaporeans due to the accessibility and ease of doing it. It is also one of…

All You Need To Know About Kilimanjaro (5,895m) On A Budget

All You Need To Know About Kilimanjaro (5,895m) On A Budget

Kilimanjaro(5,895m) is a dormant volcano located in the heart of Tanzania that can boost two mighty titles, the highest mountain in Africa as well as the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Everest might be the ‘holy grail’ of all mountains, but Kilimanjaro is the…

Kilimanjaro (5,895m): Lemosho 7 Days Route

Kilimanjaro (5,895m): Lemosho 7 Days Route

Kilimanjaro(5,895m) is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Additionally, it is a dormant volcano and located in the heart of Tanzania. Everest might be the ‘holy grail’ of all mountains, but Kilimanjaro is the ‘holy grail’ of trekking…

Stok Kangri (6,153m) : My first high altitude summit

Stok Kangri (6,153m) : My first high altitude summit

Introduction Stok Kangri was my first high altitude trek. I had no real experience going past 4,000m, the highest being Kinabalu (4095m) and the longest time I have stayed outdoors in the mountains was during Rinjani for 3 days and 2 nights. To set the…

Leh : What to do in and around Leh

Leh : What to do in and around Leh

Leh (3524m) is the capital and the entry point into the Ladakh region for Stok Kangri (one of the most accessible 6,000m peaks), Markha Valley or any of the Indian Himalayan peaks. Leh is situated in between the three parallel ranges of the Himalayas, the Zanskar, the Ladakh…

Stok Kangri (6153m) : Planning your trip

Stok Kangri (6153m) : Planning your trip

Introduction Stok Kangri (6153m) is a trekking summit in India and more importantly, also known as the “easiest 6,000m peak”, serving as the gateway into experiencing high altitude mountains. Situated in Hemis National Park, it is the highest mountain in the Stok Range of the Indian Himalayas…