Tracing the Sir Hugh Low Trail – the Original Summit Route

Mt Kinabalu is a well studied and protected landmark in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. Every year thousands of visitors climb the challenging tourist trail to the summit. However, the original route led by the first recorded person to summit the mountain, Sir Hugh Low, is very different. We decided to try to trace the original route as a recce to determine if there was any contribution to wider conservation to be made by conducting a full scale expedition along it.

All images copyright Martin Holland 2013

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