Gunung Mulu

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Gunung (mountain) Mulu's sandstone mass dominates Gunung Mulu National Park. It rises to 2,376m. To the west of Mulu ang its flanks lies a band of Melinau limestone which forms the lesser peaks of Gunung Api and Gunung Benarat. The famous pinnacles rise above the tree tops (over 50m) with thier razor sharp tips at Gunung Api and Gunung Benarat. In the limestones beneath the jungle canopy lie some of the worlds impressive caves: Deer Cave, Clear Water Cave, Wind and Lang Cave.

From, Miri, Sarawak, take a flight to Mulu. The walk wil take 4 days to and fro, walking thru dense tropical rainforest. A guide is a must and can be booked from the Mulu National headquarters.

Elevation (feet): 7,795
Elevation (meters): 2,376
Continent: Asia
Country: Malaysia
Latitude: 4.045377
Longitude: 114.928678
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1974
First successful climber(s): gazetted
Nearest major airport: Mulu
Convenient Center: Miri and Limbang Divisions

Thanks to Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 4 trip reports for Gunung Mulu.

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  • Log #17455 - by Lim Yew Khuay on Nov 11, 2004
    Team member : Tan Chia Ling, Wong Yee Yeang, Albert Ting , Chan Yin Khee, Chong Mei Yoong, Heo Chong Chin. Another brave to conquer pinnacles without understanding the danger ahead....Head hunters...
  • Log #17456 - by Lu Cheng Long on Jan 30, 2004
    5 of my friends and i hiked up the pinnacle summit. unforgettable experience climbing, very adventurous. spectacular view of the pinnacle at the top. but be extra careful when you are coming down.
  • Log #17457 - by Dennis Warmenhoven on May 12, 2003
    At May 10th we, a SNP travelgroup, climbed the pinnacles. From camp 5 in Mulu National Park we started the ascend of the mountain at about 07.15 hours. Of the 8 members of our group 6 made it to the...
  • Log #17458 - by YU WS on Oct 01, 2002
    My friends and I had climbed the pinnacles and subsequently we were given to understand that certificates are issued for whoever went up the pinnacles summit. Pls advise how should we obtain it. ...