Got Funky In Mt. Masungki

Mt. Masungki Profile Elevation: 660 MASL Difficulty: 4/9 with rock precautions Trail Class: 5 Days Required: 1 day Hours to Summit: 2.5-3 hours New Faces So, another weekend, another mountain to climb! It's been five months since I began mountain climbing. My first of these adventures was the Montalban Trilogy, where I have met and gained new friends. … Continue reading Got Funky In Mt. Masungki

Mt. Pulag: Kabunian Heeds Our Call

The night before our trek, it began to rain although the weather earlier was fine. It really worried because a rain would reduce the possibility of a sea of clouds in the morning. Maybe what the tourism officer said during the orientation is correct. If you are noisy, you will provoke the gods and they'll send … Continue reading Mt. Pulag: Kabunian Heeds Our Call

Mt. Kupapey: Hometown Meander

Mt. Kupapey, since last year, has been making a buzz over the various mountaineering communities and over social media. Located in my hometown, Bontoc, Mountain Province, it is a great beginner's climb due to its relatively easy and short trail. Aside from the easy trek, Mt. Kupapey is also a great vantage point for viewing the … Continue reading Mt. Kupapey: Hometown Meander

Mt. Maculot: A Shaky Climb

The Notoriety  Mountains are such majestic structure, each veiled with its own secrets that shroud it in enigma and enchantment. Each mountain offer a different mystery, further piquing the curiosity of the hikers that yearn to uncover these mysteries. One such mountain veiled in mystery is Batangas' Mt. Maculot. Located in Cuenca, Batangas, I've first seen pictures … Continue reading Mt. Maculot: A Shaky Climb

Weekend Warrior Tales: Mt. Pinatubo

The Catastrophe June 12, 1991. Nestled in the central Zambales mountains, Mt. Pinatubo was once just an ordinary mountain, thickly covered by a thriving flora. The area is the traditional home of the Aetas, the first Philippine settlers. But on an ordinary day, eruption columns came shooting to the sky, surprising the locals residing in the area surrounding it. … Continue reading Weekend Warrior Tales: Mt. Pinatubo