Dear Mt Kinabalu Climbers! Expedition Mt Kinabalu will soon be upon us!

I’m excited to be sharing this experience with all of you. The following is an itinerary of the few days we will be together. August 24th 12.00 noon Meet in the main lobby at Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort. (STAR) Refreshments. 2.00pm Sabah Tourism Minister, Datuk Masidi, will flag off the climb. 2.30pm Our transport will leave from the hotel for Kinabalu National Park. 4.30-5.00pm Arrival at Park Headquarters. Check in. We will be taken to our rooms. 6.30pm Buffet dinner. August 25th Today is the day!! 6.00-6.30am Wake up! Pack up and bring all your bags to breakfast. There will be a place to leave belongings you don’t need to bring up the mountain. Pack lightly. It is optional to pay for a porter. Cost is RM80 per 10kg. 7.00-7.30am Breakfast. 8.00am Transport leaves for Timpohon Gate. (trailhead) 8.45am Expedition Mt Kinabalu begins! 12.00-3.00pm Arrival at Laban Ratan, 11,000 feet!

6.00pm Dinner August 26th 2.30am Wake Up!! A snack will be available before we start our ascent to the summit. 3.00am Final part of the climb. 6.00am Reach the Summit for the sunrise!! As we raise the Coalition Duchenne banner we will be making history as we raise awareness for Duchenne muscular dystrophy on Mt Kinabalu! 6.30-7.00am Begin our descent back to Laban Rata for breakfast. 8.00-9.00am Descend back to Timpohon Gate where transport will take us back to Park Headquarters. 12.00-3.00pm Buffet Lunch. 2.00-4.00pm Transport back to hotel (STAR) 8.00pm Sabah Tourism Minister, Datuk Masidi will kindly host a dinner for all of us at STAR. Thank you so very much for being part of the quest to raise global awareness for Duchenne. By climbing you are helping to change the future of boys and young men living with Duchenne.

Dusty and I look forward to seeing and meeting all of you soon!

P.S. For more information on what to bring for the climb and other climbing tips, please refer to my website. Thank you.

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