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2020/11/15_Doi Lang Lo and Huai Lan to Mae Pha Han

We go to the Mae Pha Han reservoir and divide into two groups. The A group will do an established favourite for our more adventurous hikers, scaling the rocky peak of Doi Lang Lo. Group B will do a slightly gentler hike: after driving to the neighbouring Huai Lan reservoir in a minimal number of cars, we will hike back to Mae Pha Han over the forested hill from there.

Group A option: After one km of flat paths we will ascend a series of ridges. Near the summit we will climb up a small rock outcrop (10ft) which, although not difficult, has a drop off on one side so a guide rope will be provided. The eating of our packed lunches will be at a viewing spot on the other side of the summit with good views, weather permitting, of the CM countryside. We will then descend a series of ridges, ending in a relatively flat three km walk back to the starting point. The hike should take between four to five hours and should be considered fairly strenuous with a number of steep slopes. If you have uncertain balance or a fear of heights this hike Option A is not for you. Hikers remain responsible for their own safety and actions at all times.

Group B option: Since we are coordinating with the A group people for driving and lunch, we will aim to spend a similar length of time on our hike, i.e. about four and a half hours including breaks. We will be able to take things a little easier – but only a little. There will be some steady climbing in the forest, and some descent on rocky and gravelly slopes.

After the hiking the participants of both group options will stop off at a a local restaurant to enjoy refreshments together.

Hike leaders: SRR (Group A) and MM (Group B)

If you want to join: just turn up at the meeting place on the day, on time. We cannot accommodate groups. Seats in cars are usually available but cannot be guaranteed.

Meeting Place
Meeting Place: We will meet at 07:45 in front of Promenada Mall on R1317 (location marked “A” on the map below) and start on time at 08:00.  We head straight out along the R1317 and move on to Mae Pha Haen reservoir, where we park in an open space near the NE end of the dam.


Promenada map

Please bring:

As per usual advice but especially note:

  • Good footwear is essential for both options.
  • Hat is essential for the Group A option.
  • Poles are recommended for the Group B option.
  • Change of clothes for the return car journey,
  • THB100 contribution for fuel etc if you are a passenger, and something for any drinks/meal you buy.
  • Face-mask in case your driver wants you to wear one.

2 Responses

  1. Hello 🙂 I’m new. Looking to join tomorrow if I can. In case I cannot find you in front of Promenada who can I call? Best, Aga

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