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Gudung Kinabalu

This is a discussion on Gudung Kinabalu within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; To climb up to the summit has obsessed me already for many years. This year ...

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    To climb up to the summit has obsessed me already for many years. This year I've found accompany and we went to Sabah to approach Gudung Kinabalu. It's really a amazing and beautiful mountain.
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    This trip is divided in two parts. First day to the mountain hostel (Laban Rata) at 3300 m and next day, at 3 am, up to the summit and back to the entrance of the park.
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    every 100-200 m altitude, the vegetation have changed. It was gorgeous.
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    the track was very well organise, many shelters and good information.
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    going up.
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    also many nephentes are growing there.
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    Laban Rata and "Ugly Sisters"
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    unfortunately on Laban Rata I gave up and don't go to the summit. I should make this trip 40 years ago. The beautiful view was my earning for my exertion.
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    thanks mietek, super nice!
    this dendrochilum was growing as a litophyte?

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    Oh my god ! Mieczyslaw you have made my day ! These photos have inspired me and strengthened my determination to go to Mt. Kinabalu. I cannot find words to describe it. Those Nepenthes are awesome ! A million thanks for sharing these pics.

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