We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Suitable Footwear for Mt Kinabalu

Which Kota Kinabalu hotels are on sale?
dd/mm/yyyy dd/mm/yyyy
See hotels
Vietnam
Level Contributor
27 posts
2 reviews
Save Topic
Suitable Footwear for Mt Kinabalu

We are climbing Mt Kinabalu later in the year. I would like some advise on footwear - climbing/tramping boots or are good trail shoes okay?

Thanks

Jacqui

Kuala Lumpur...
Destination Expert
for Malaysia
Level Contributor
2,022 posts
10 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: Suitable Footwear for Mt Kinabalu

A pair of good running shoes would do just fine.

Kota Kinabalu...
Level Contributor
1,009 posts
15 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: Suitable Footwear for Mt Kinabalu

Have to agree with MK - good running shoes will do just fine as long as the soles are non-slip.

The last 1.5km to the summit is a sweeping rock gradient (as opposed to big mud/rock/wooden stairs of the rest of the trail) and it can get a little tricky to negotiate in the early morning dew / rain if your soles are slippery.

3. Re: Suitable Footwear for Mt Kinabalu

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 16 November 2010, 05:17