Mount Trusmadi is about 70 kilometres southeast of Kota Kinabalu town, and its forest reserve stretches 184,527 hectares, bordering four districts: Ranau to the north, Tambunan to the west, Keningau to the south, and Sook to the east.
Mount Trusmadi is the second-highest mountain in Sabah and Malaysia after Mount Kinabalu, standing at 2, 642 metres (8, 668 feet). However, it is said to present a more difficult task to climbers than Mount Kinabalu. There are three routes to get to the peak, let’s take a look at how to get to it from Tambunan.
Wayaan Kaingaran (Tambunan)
It is about a 4.9km hike from starting point to summit. The starting point is only accessible by 4 wheel drive which is about 27km (2 hours 30 minutes drive from Tambunan Town to the starting point. Only 20 people are allowed to hike daily.