Tok Nenek, Bubu, Yong Yap (TNBYY)

TNBYY Day 1 : Ascent
TNBYY Day 2 : Mt Tok Nenek to Mt Bubu
TNBYY Day 3 : Mt Bubu to Mt Yong Yap
TNBYY Day 4 : Descent

Tok Nenek, Bubu, Yong Yap (TNBYY)

I was pretty disappointed at first when I found out that the original plan to Gunung Tahan had changed although the feeling quickly dissipated once I found out that we were to be going to Yong Yap, one of the G12 mountains, instead. I ended up paying RM30 for DATS membership which made me legible for the membership price of RM180 which included the following :

  • Arrangement of activities
  • Certified Outward Bound Trekkers Guide
  • Trekking Permit
  • Camping Equipment 
  • Kitchen Equipment
  • Foods & Beverages
  • Moisture Wicking T-Shirt

I had also recently obtained the awesome Hennessy Hammock Explorer and just could not wait to test it out!

Before we go on, please jot down the numbers that are listed below. If you do see any suspicious behaviour when out hiking, encounter things like traps and snares, or even see protected animals or their parts that are sold as either collectibles, pets, or for (so-called) medicine, then please do not hesitate to contact the wildlife crime hotline. Be sure to try and document it as best you can with photos or video without putting yourself in danger, and take note of the details: descriptions of those who are involved, as well as when and where it took place.

"The Wildlife Crime Hotline, managed by the Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers (MYCAT), provides YOU an avenue to report offences involving endangered wildlife in Malaysia. We protect the identity of all informants, only key info of the reports are forwarded to the authorities."

Wildlife Crime Hotline019 356 4194
Emergency Numbers
Wildlife Crime Hotline 019-356 4194

Wildlife Department 1800 885 151

Lojing Police Station 09-9221403

Difficulty Rating : 4.6 / 10.0 (Class 6 - Fairly Challenging)

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Interactive Location Map

Continue on to the entries for each day by clicking on their respective sections on the map below (if the map does not work for any reason, you may also find the links at the top of this page).

Murchison River Gorge – Day 1
Murchison River Gorge – Day 2
Murchison River Gorge – Day 3
Murchison River Gorge – Day 4

For those who also have a Suunto GPS device, the entire route for the TNBYY hike can be found below :

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