Krabi Nature photography tours and field trips

Fitness Challenges

Ngorn Nak hiking trail and climb to 500 meters elevation.

Though most tourists to Krabi don’t want to exert themselves very much – and just take it easy by the beach on a mat, sipping exotic drinks… some of you are not content with that and you want not only adventure but CHALLENGES!

Fitness Challenges that most of you will find difficult or impossible:

Climb 280 meters Mountain On a Bike – ride a paved road up a mountain for a couple kilometers. Think you can do it? The first hill is a little bit rough, and sets the stage for the rest – a gradual incline in most parts, but at times steeper and a serious effort.

Climb 280 meters Mountain On Your Feet – easier than riding a bike up the mountain, but still a good challenge.

Climb Mountain Trail 500 meters Up – we can either do this one casually just to see if you can make it to the top, or, if you’re fit – you might choose to climb fast and make it to the top within 1 hour.

Climb 1.237 Steps Up Mountain – a small mountain offers a fitness challenge that most can do in 30 minutes or so (to the top). There is a 72 year old man from the U.K. that can do it one after another – 4 times, in 3 hours. Can you do it once? Twice? Think you can do it 3 times? 4? 5?

Vertical Mile Step Climb – the grandaddy of fitness challenges. You probably don’t even know someone that ever climbed 1 mile vertically up steps before. If you do this challenge, you’ll meet at least one of us. This is the ultimate fitness challenge, and it requires climbing 1,237 steps up a small limestone mountain in the stifling heat and humidity of Thailand’s southern Krabi Province – 6 times, one after another. You should be very fit before attempting this. You should, obviously, have no heart problems or ANY health problems at all.

Climb 3 Mountains in 3 Hours – in truth, we’ve never even done this – but, it’s do-able, and we’ll do it with you if you choose this one. What it involves is climbing 3 different mountains in a total of 3 hours time. There is driving distance between each mountain, so we subtract that – but, actual climbing time shouldn’t exceed 3 hours. This is a serious challenge… total elevation – 1,060 meters.

If you want to come up with your own fitness challenge – like combining a mountain bike ride with some hill climbing either on foot or on bike – just let us know. We’re also interested in completing challenges like that – so we’ll work with you to make it happen.

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