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. 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

Rizal Trilogy Hike: An Assault to the Top Part III

Last Chapter: Mt. Hapunang Banoi Elevation: 517 MASL Difficulty: 3/9 Type: Limestone And so, our journey is about to come to a close as the third mountain looms over the horizon. After a couple minutes rest at the junction, the remaining seven of the original twelve began the trek to the summit of Mt. Hapunang Banoi. But before we begin, … Continue reading Rizal Trilogy Hike: An Assault to the Top Part III

Rizal Trilogy Hike: An Assault to the Top Part II

Second Chapter: Mt. Pamitinan Elevation: 426 MASL Difficulty: 3/9 Type: Limestone After a brief respite from our earlier physical assertion, we are now prepared to take on our next challenge. At around 9:50 AM we were all set for our next assault. From the original 12 who trekked to the first summit, the group was reduced to eight trekkers … Continue reading Rizal Trilogy Hike: An Assault to the Top Part II

Rizal Trilogy Hike: An Assault to the Top Part I

"Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world." ~ David McCullough Jr. A couple of weeks ago, I made an enumeration of my 2017 travel resolutions and goals. One of the things I really wanted to do this year, or at least improve on, is trekking more mountains. In … Continue reading Rizal Trilogy Hike: An Assault to the Top Part I