Located in Hulu Langat not far from the turn off to Gabai Waterfall, the hike up Gunung Hitam is akin to a condensed version of a hike up Nuang. Shorter by 5km, it must be steeper too, because what it lacks in distance it makes up for in calf-shredding inclines.
Set on the border of Pahang and Kelantan, the hike up Gunung Swettenham and back can easily completed in a day and should be included in the itinerary of any hiker or mountain bagger visiting Cameron Highlands.
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Back in 2014, like a n00b who didn’t know any better, I signed up for the Nuang Jungle Marathon. My hike up and down this formidable 1493 meter peak took just over 8 hours but it was all a blur – all I could recall were its eternal jeep track and menacing clay gullies. Naturally I wanted to do it again….
Located 15 kilometres from Putrajaya, Puchong Hill in Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve isn’t just where I learned to hike, its proximity to home has made it my go to training ground. Let me show you around.