5 Ways To Be A Good Hiking Buddy

5 ways to be a good hiking buddy:   1. Put others (or the group’s interest) first before self – By far in my opinion, the most important aspect of being a good hiking buddy. Each person must know their own and the needs of the others within the group. There will be differences in needs among people […]

The Journey of Bukit Kutu Trek

I happen to stumble upon photos of Bukit Kutu and got very motivated to hike there due to the summit – panoramic views of clouds, valley and mountains. Coming from Singapore where there is only Bukit Timah Hill as the highest natural peak with mediocre view, the Bukit Kutu trek looks and sounds like a wonderland.   […]

Home Page Revamp

A home page revamp is long overdue.   We launch our initial website in Sept 2015 with only “Share My Hikes“. Ever since we started blogging since Oct 2015, there was a need to revamp the Hikers For Life homepage. As you can see, or for people who have visited the old home page, the initial design was only […]

King Of The Knots – Bowline

Bowline   The bowline is nicknamed “King of the knots” due to its simplicity and multiple applications. It is also called a rescue knot.  The bowline ties a fix loop onto the end of a rope. Under tension, the knot never slips. This means that the loop at the end of the rope “never changes […]

Cleaning Up Gunung Pulai

Gunung Pulai is a popular hiking destination among the locals and Singaporean. Unfortunately, the waterfall area is badly littered. In May 2015, we had the opportunity to join a trip to Gunung Pulai organised by Trek for Hope. The trip is called “Eco Clean Up at Gunung Pulai.” Apart from scaling the summit, we did an area […]

Three Reasons to visit Bukit Kledang:

3 Reasons to visit Bukit Kledang: A short climb for a rewarding view. Bukit Kledang is only 800 meters tall, but what is even better is that you do not need to reach the summit to enjoy the view. In fact, the summit has got little to no view at it is blocked by trees. […]

Bukit Larut – Highlands in North Malaysia

Too bad. No luck for us for a clear blue skies while we are there.. bummer.   Bukit Larut, also know as Maxwell Hill is a hill resort in Taiping, Perak – Malaysia. Although it is 1,250 meters tall, most people will only climb to 1,036 meters near to the famous hanging bridge and watch tower. […]

How many Gunung Berembun are there?

  From our knowledge, there are three Gunung Berembun in Malaysia. Yes, mountain with the same name but located at different state. It can get very confusing if you are unsure which one we’re talking about. The one we’ve recently updated on Share My Hikes is Gunung Berembun located at Cameron Highland. Hiking in the Cameron […]