Famous for its proximity with tropical islands, lush forests and Mount Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state of Sabah located in Borneo. It is located on the west coast of Sabah within the West coast Division. Formerly known as Jesselton, it enjoys a tropical rainforest climate and lies by the coast, overlooking at the South China Sea and bordered by the Crocker range which is home to Mount Kinabalu.
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Mountain Climbing in Big Jim Mountain: North Ridge, Wenatchee, Washington USA
Big Jim Mountain is located on the Southeastern edge of the Chiwaukum Mountains and is one of the highest peaks of Icicle Ridge. The top elevation of the mountain is at 7763 ft/2366 m high, suitable for climbing all year round.
In order to approach the North Ridge of Big Jim Mountain, you hike up the Badlands Trail and then the Jim Mountain Lases Trail that leads you to the summit of the mountain. It is a short route, 12 mi/19 km long, (out and back), but has more elevation gain. North Ridge Route offers easy scrambling climbing, suitable for all skill levels and can be achieved in a day.
For those who want to experience a true outdoor adventure, it is best to spend the night over in many wonderful campsites, located in Lake Augusta and enjoy nature. Big Jim Mountain is a popular destination for mountain climbers, providing breathtaking views and amazing nature. If you visit North Ridge Route in early season, you will need an ice axe and crampons.
How to Get to Destination
From downtown Seattle, not far from the airport, the King Street Train Station is a perfect way to get to Wenatchee. The station offers an enclosed waiting area, with restrooms, ATM and a ticket office. It is located at 303 South Jackson Street.
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