Highest Point of Low's Peak, Mt Kinabalu

Low's Peak is the highest point of Mount Kinabalu. The tip or the highest point of Low's Peak is a very small standing area with three little signboards.

Low's Peak is a very busy place at dawn. You can see many climbers standing at the top of the peak.
You can see climbers queuing to have their turn to stand at the highest point of the peak.

Low's Peak can be quite congested with climbers at dawn.

The highest point of the peak is a very small standing area that allows for, maybe, less than 5 people standing together at any one time. From the photo above you can see climbers climbed up to the tip point of the peak from one side of the slope (gradual slope at the left side of photo). The other side of the peak is a very steep granite slope. It is fenced with safety railing to prevent people to walk or stand too near to the edge.

Climbers have to wait in a queue for their turn to step up to this small tip area of Low's Peak to take a few photo and feel their moment of "reaching-the-peak" achievement. And they step down in a timely manner for other climbers to have their moments. It is a busy area at dawn or before dawn when all climbers try to stay there as long as possible to take a few more photos or to see the sunrise.

Low's Peak, Climbers stand here to take photo and celebrate their achievement in reaching the peak. (2011 photo)

Climbers will stand behind or beside these three signboards above to take their photographs. Do you notice the safety railing at the left side of the photo? It prevents the climbers to stand too near to the edge.

Below are a few photos of the surrounding taken at the highest point of the peak.

The safety railing and the area behind the Low's Peak signboard.

The area crossed over the safety railing/ fence. This photo was taken within the fenced area.

It is dangerous to cross over the safety railing. The fence is meant to protect the climbers. For our own safety we should not take risk.

Turn around. Looking at South Peak from the top of Low's Peak. Safety railing or the fence is at your left hand side now.

At Low's Peak looking South toward South Peak. (2010 photo)

Other climbers were waiting for you to step down so that they can have their turn to stand at the peak.

Just follow the rope to get down to Laban Rata.

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