Penang’s Ultimate Challenge to Hikers

loading Ropes to aid hikers along the steeper sections of the trail.

Penang Hill Forest Challenge signboard. EVER WONDERED IF there is a hike in Penang that would push you to your mental and physical limits? One that is challenging, with long winding stretches along steep ridges near sheer cliffs that are interspersed with rewarding views? Look no further because the Penang Hill Forest Challenge is your “ultimate” answer. Starting off at Teluk Bahang, this trail takes you on a meandering journey through the green heart of the Island and right to the top of Penang Hill. A word of caution before attempting this hike. Be sufficiently prepared for a long and tarrying journey; ...


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