Mt Kinabalu is a major mountain climb and you are strongly encouraged to be physically fit to enjoy the experience. Here are some recommendations from the Alpine Guides Association and Mountain Torq:
- Cardiovascular exercises such as running, cycling and mountain biking.
- Engage in cardiovascular sports at least twice a week, for at least 2 hours per session.
- Hike trails or walk up and down flights of stairs as part of your training regime.
- Read the trip descriptions and itineraries carefully, so that you understand what is involved, thus allowing you to better tailor your pre trip preparations.