Lion Lee Chong Meng, James may be celebrating his 68th Birthday this year (24-02-2016) but he is still driven by the passion to participate in outdoor activities and the motivation to contribute to the well-being of environment is ever so intense. James was working as a General Manager for a French conglomerate from year 1993 to year 2008 before his retirement from work. Apparently retiring from work was just the beginning of a new leash of life for this loving father of four children, James is married to Madam S.B. Aw, a loving wife who supported his drive and affinity towards the love of nature relentlessly.
Mountain Climbing & Other Outdoor Activity & Experience :
Jungle Trekking, Mountain Climbing, Rock Climbing & Absailing, Marathon Distance Running.
2003 to 2008 :
Mountain climbing and trekking in China, including in Wuhan, Guangzhou, Hunan and Dongguan.
2009 to Present :
Completed Mount Kinabalu x 16 times including in completing the World’s highest Via Ferrata and scaling to Mount Kinabalu Low’s peak in record time of 2.5 hours for veterans – Malaysia Star News, Pg 18 Star2, 3/8/2011.
2010 to 2015 :
Completed Annapurna Base Camp and Everest Base Camp x 3 times in Nepal, Mount Kangchenjunga in Sikkim, Mount Rinjani in Indonesia, Mount Fuji in Japan and Mount Ama Dablam in Nepal (including on technical and sub-zero temperature endurance training at height 6,500m for 1 month, from 11th October to 10th November 2015).