It was the year 2019 when we initially planned to summit the highest peak of the country, Mt. Apo. Unfortunately, due to the seismic activities detected, the plan was deferred. … Continue reading Mt. Apo: The Grandfather of the Philippine Mountains
Two things. First, I am not sure about its original name, “Panimahawa” or “Paminahawa”. Some call it the latter, while the locals use the other one. Second, I would have forgotten to write about this trip if not for my late friend, who was one of the casualties of the pandemic, Lai. I was just simply scrolling some of my travel photos and I came to a pause when I saw the photos during this trip.
It was at around 3 AM. The air was freezing and I can hear the clanking of the gears and bags at the campsite. Almost everyone was already awake and … Continue reading Traversing Mt. Lumpanag (Wiji / Makaupaw) from Mt. Kalatungan
You can spend months planning for something, but if it is not its time yet, then it won’t happen. Everything has its own timing and I believe that the future … Continue reading Conquering Mt. Kalatungan Peak
Well this one is already a very long overdue post. But observing the ever growing community of mountain hikers, trekkers, or whatever you call it, rushed my memories back to … Continue reading Climbing Mt. Hibok – Hibok and Lessons Learned
Summiting all the peaks of Biliran’s Tres Marias with Trexplore
Elevated at around 1,330 MASL (est), Naliwatan peak stands the tallest among the three peaks of Tres Marias in Biliran island. It is also the most visited among the three … Continue reading Biliran’s Tres Marias – Summiting Naliwatan Peak the Second Time Around with Trexplore