Finally after months of waiting I was able to hike before new year. I couldn’t help it but felt relief to see the rocky and muddy trail with the pine trees everywhere and a bonus of cool breeze typical on Benguet Mountains. The mountain I’m talking about is the Mt. Ugo. Hiking is my way […]Read more "I go! UGO! We Go!"
Surprise! That’s how this trip started while we’re waiting to be boarded on Ohayami Bus bound to Banaue. Reason? Because our dear friends Lory and EJ made us thought they will not join this hike only to show up on the day. I’m also with the Team Harkor: Jeff, Kyle, Joem, Mike and Kent. This […]Read more "Surprisingly Amuyao!"
The moment I was invited by my friend Lory for an overnight somewhere far from Metro Manila. I immediately said yes. The usual, we opened a Messenger Group Chat to finalize the plan. I wasn’t able to participate much with the planning because of my work schedule. But I have nothing to worry because they […]Read more "Camping Comeback"
LOBO, Batangas – Part of our application with Green Mountain Tribe is our participation on Training Climb. Prior to our climb, we’re divided into two groups, Group 1 – Avs*, Mabel, Martin, Julius, Joms, Kelvin Group 2 – Donna*, Kim, Mimi, Reynald, Mafe, Lester and April *Group Leader These groups are for the food assignments and group activities during the actual climb. I guess GMT […]Read more "Trained at Tibig"
Last April 2, I was able to revisit Mt. Maculot, my first ever hiking experience. At that time, we’re only able to reach The Rockies. Its really a sweet revenge for us as we successfully finished the trail with flying colors. 😀 Flying colors meaning no injuries. Just chill climb 😀 Anyway, the registration area is in […]Read more "Straightly Maculot: The Revenge Climb"
It was a fine Friday morning when we arrived in Tam-an, Banaue Ifugao after more than 8 hours of land travel. We had our quick breakfast at Hidden Valley Restaurant. While there, we also divided our pack lunch since our group decided not to avail a porter. For safety reason, we have two tour guides: […]Read more "The Topsy Turvy Path of Mt. Amuyao"
Mountains truly are unpredictable. There are some cases wherein you feel that it was an easy trek then suddenly as you go along the trail you’ll notice its getting harder and harder. That’s how I feel while traversing Mt. Ulap in Itogon Benguet. Travel time from Manila to Benguet is approximately 5-7hours. When we arrived at […]Read more "Traversing Mt. Ulap"
A few weeks back, I experienced many firsts on my fifth climb. The Tarak Ridge, it is situated in Mariveles, Bataan at 1103 MASL. The moment you arrived at Bataan, the first thing you need to do is to go to the Barangay Hall to register. You’ll have to pay a registration fee (30-50PhP). We […]Read more "Ascending Tarak Ridge"