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Malaysia: 5 Lessons I learned While Climbing Mount Kinabalu

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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The 5 lessons I learned while climbing Mount Kinabalu in Malaysia.


 Five Lessons I learned While Climbing Mount Kinabalu

  • That it would be a shame to go to Borneo and just do Kinabalu. There are so many adventures, wildlife and cultural immersion opportunities on this unique island while being above the clouds and in a totally safe environment.
  • It’s not always about how hard or how high the mountain is. Sometimes it is just about being with nature and the stillness of your own thoughts. I love the clarity of mind that the mountains give me. It’s where I come up with my best ideas and make my best decisions.
  • Climbing a mountain with a friend brings you closer together. There is no greater sense of camaraderie than that you develop climbing a mountain. You might get to see the person at their worst but you also see them at their best and it’s these nuances in peoples personalities that make them unique and ultimately why we love them.
  • The food at the hut is exceptional for being on a high mountain. You even get a fresh crunchy salad. Having spent weeks on Himalayan expeditions, I can tell you this is a real treat!
  • You should plan an extra day on the mountain to do the via-Ferrata. It doesn’t require previous experience and is a ton of fun. They say it is the highest one in the world which means you get to do stuff that makes you feed bad ass

 

omarsamra Omar Samra is an adventurer, mountaineer, entrepreneur, inspirational speaker and future astronaut and founder of Wild Guanabana. He is the first Egyptian and youngest Arab to climb Mount Everest.

He reached the summit at 9:49 am Nepal time on 17 May 2007

 

 

 

 

 

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