There are plenty of reasons to head to Kuala Kubu Baru. The picturesque park of Taman Millennium and rushing waters of Sungai Selangor are just two of them. Whether the nearby Bukit Batu Pahat, which I climbed with the KL Hiking crew, is another remains debatable.
Never judge a book by its cover, or a hill by its height. At a mere 120 meters above sea level, Bukit Jugra isn’t immediately obvious as a hiking destination. Yet, rising out of the monotony of monoculture, this virgin forest covered hill surprises for its dramatic views and short but sweaty challenge.
Richard and I were wavering. To Georgetown Festival or not? Inertia placed us on the side of not. But after hearing about Festival Director Joe Sidek’s directorial debut while in Kuching I was swung the other way.
When I think of Kemensah in Ampang I imagine Bukit Tabur. The Kemensah trail is different. Rather than hike up and along the country’s longest quartz ridge, it wanders its foothills through forests, small fruit orchards and an orang asli village, to provide a different vantage point of this landmark.
We were all young and inexperienced once, which is why I feel comfortable sharing with you the mistakes that rookie hikers make. Because hey, I was one.
Located in the interiors of Terengganu, approximately 100 kilometres from Kuala Terengganu, Hutan Lipur Chemerong or Chemerong Forest Reserve hides a multitude of fascinations. Surrounded by tropical rain forest, paradise can be found here in the form of crystal clear rivers and emerald green pools . Don’t believe me? Here are 7 reasons that will convince you ….
Located in Setia Alam, Shah Alam Community Forest (SACF) covers 430 acres of land and is criss crossed by 15 kilometers of intersecting trails, and punctuated by panoramic vistas and wetland areas.
Most forest users, particularly beginners to hiking and the area opt for Route A, the most direct way to Peak Garden’s lookout point. Seeking to maximise KL Hikers‘ adventures, Nix Leong and Cyril Wong plotted a more challenging 12 kilometre path via the much longer and sometime confusing Route B.