Saturday, 9 April 2011

Gunung Swettenham 1,961m

Date: 09 - 10 Apr 2011
Location: Gunung Swettenham, from Blue Valley, Cameron Highlands
Altitude: 1,961m ASL
Campsite: At the summit, good for 3 flys and 2 tents. Campsite is sort of like multilevel, should be nice for 10-12.
LWP: 1:40mins before summit at 1650m ASL
Difficulty: 4.7/10 (
Hike duration: 2D1N
Camera: Canon Powershot G10
Filter: NIL
Post editing: PS CS3
Members: Dan, Hoon, Bun, Kong, Khai Chern, Lucy, Ah Kau
My reason to go there: Never been there, love to see what the place is like. I miss hiking mountains, camping, leeches, sandflies, water points, cooking, sleeping under the flysheet, my GPS, the feeling, etc…

Trek log - Ascend only 
4/9/2011 9:25 1396 m Car Park - leave
4/9/2011 11:24 1747 m False Peak - arrive [lunch]
4/9/2011 11:41 1747 m False Peak - leave
4/9/2011 12:24 1639 m LWP - arrive
4/9/2011 12:53 1639 m LWP - leave
4/9/2011 14:19 1961 m Gunung Swettenham - arrive
Total hike time: 4:53

3 Generations of palm flower/fruits 

Gang at the LWP

Squirrel like animal

just b4 dinner

dinner is served

Hoon kena sandflies

Pitcher plant

1 comment:

    Mountain Guider licenced(TG9624)
    Will arrange:
    -forestry permit
    -police report
    -nature guider
    -emergency kit(basic)
    -walkie talkie
    -4x4 to trail head