November 22, 2008

Run 1654 - 22nd Nov 2008

Hare: Lewie Dekker
Co-hare: Chinamen wanting to go to Holland
Venue: Ulu Yam Waterfall
Scribe: Old Farts
Comic: Alvin Chah

DIRECTIONS:
For old hands:

* Take the reservoir road to Ulu Yam Bharu,
* Cross bridge,
* Turn right and go straight along the stream all the way for about 5 Km.
* Park in the large open space on the left 300m before the For Dept barrier (nearer the waterfall).


For everybody else:

1. Scenic drive via Reservoir Road:

o a: Take Jalan Kuching North from KL
o At the Batu Caves/Kepong Roundabout take the 3 o'clock exit and Zero Trip meter. Follow as indicated below.
o b: Take LDP towards Kepong (past One Utama and Tesco)
o After Penchala Toll stay in right lanes, and take flyover sweeping to right
o Go straight onto elevated highway (MRR2) and after lake on right and Shell station on left, zero tripmeter on the next flyover (over Kepong/Batu Caves roundabout). Follow as indicated below.
* km 0 At the Batu Caves/Kepong Roundabout/Flyover
* km 1.1 Take the second left down the ramp towards the Batu Caves and at km 1.4 -turn left again signposted Ulu Yam, then go over railway tracks and get into right hand lane.
* km 2.3 Turn right at the traffic lights with the Mosque on your right and head through Selayang town,
* km 6 Go past the Petronas on the left and then
* km 6.5 Take the right hand turn following signs to UIu Yam.
* Go up the hill and then down alongside the beautiful reservoir and through the forests for about 23km.
* km 29.7 go through Kampung Pasir and then Cross over the bridge and immediately turn Right at the T junction - Direction Sungai Sundat. The runsite is just under 5km from here.
* Go straightish along the stream through the village over 4 (unmarked!) speed bumps and past the cement mixers
* km 30.6 the road bears right
* Keep going for another 3-4km. The run site is about 200m on the left after the point where the tarmac ends.


2. Highway crawl via Rawang/NKVE:

* Take NKVE North (direction Ipoh)
* Exit at the Rawang toll, and turn right towards Rawang town
* Just before Rawang go straight over the bridge to take bypass towards Serendah, Batang Kali
* Follow this road almost to Batang Kali, passing Sungai Choh, Serendah, and the Golf Ball on the way
* Turn right at first sign post (well marked, big size) indicating direction to Ulu Yam (Lama or Bharu)
* Go over new fly-over and follow this winding road to Ulu Yam Bharu
* Drive straight through Ulu Yam Bharu town
* Go straight at bridge sign-posted Sungai Sundat (do NOT turn right over bridge to Kuala Lumpur!)
* Set tripmeter if you like. The runsite is just under 5km from here.
* Go straightish along the stream through the village over 4 (unmarked!) speed bumps and past the cement mixers
* The road bears right after about 1.3km
* Keep going for another 3-4km. The run site is about 200m on the left after the point where the tarmac ends.

Posted by onsec at November 22, 2008 01:59 AM