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. 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

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