C4 Aural Ascent (Pchum Ben celebrations)
Time & Location
About the Event
C4 Aural Ascent
Sept. 16 to 18, full autonomy
Climb the Aural Mountain (1813m), the highest peak of Cambodia. Discover an unknown part of the Cambodian backcountry. You will learn how to get through a high canopy, to evolve out of your comfort zone, to reach the top, whatever happens.
difficulty level ★★★★☆
comfort level ★★☆☆☆
✪ 20km ✪ D+ 1650m, D- 1450m
✪ tropical mountain
Departure from Phnom Penh, Cambodia
289USD per participant (including F&B* and transportation)
available options :
- bivouac equipment (tarp, hammock, sleeping bag) : +19$,
- cancellation insurance : +19$ (be fully refunded up to 48h before departure).
Day 1 (Wednesday)
5AM: departure from C4 office, TTP area, Phnom Penh.
9AM: arrival in Aural district
9.30AM: light breakfast, equipment checking.
10AM: ascent warm-up with 10km to the mountain foot.
1PM: arrival at mountain foot, departure to base camp.
1.30PM: arrival at base camp, bivouac instructions, camp installation.
5PM: dinner preparation.
Day 2 (Thursday)
8AM: camp uninstallation.
9AM: Aural mountain ascent start, trekking up to camp #1
12PM: lunch break.
2PM : arrival at base camp #1
2.15PM: Aural mountain final ascent, trekking up to the top (main equipment stays at base camp #1).
4PM : Aural mountain peak, 1813m
4.15PM : trekking back to base camp #1
5.15PM : arrival at base camp #1, camp and dinner preparations.
6PM : dinner.
Day 03 (Friday)
7AM: light breakfast
8AM:. camp uninstallation
8.30AM: trekking down mountain foot. to extraction point
11AM: 10km by local transportation to extraction point.
2PM: arrival to the main vehicle, light lunch, departure to Phnom Penh.
5.30PM: arrival in Phnom Penh
Recommended gear list
- camping set (tarp, hammock, sleeping bag),
- 1 backpack (40L maximum),
- 1 dry bags (15 to 20L),
- 1 metal gourd,
- 1 pair of high trekking shoes or sports shoes,
- 1 pants,
- 1 tee-shirt,
- 1 light jacket long sleeve,
- 1 rain coat,
- 1 pair of socks,
- 3L of water,
- 1 extra trousers and shirt,
- 1 flash light,
- 1 knife,
- 1 mosquito repellant,
- 1 toiletry set (small towel, soap …),
*F&B : 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners.
**schedule can be affected by weather and traffic