Multi-Day Hike in the Philippines: How I Lighten My Backpack

My 13 Kg load to Camp Gudi-Gudi. "Bug-at kaayo!" That's usually my clamor every time I have a 3 days trek... I wanted to utilize the porter or champa sa tent and all, but I wanted to be a self-contained hiker (except for the foods, yea? haha) and not to let someone bring my stuff [...]

Mt. Ulap: My Recovery Hike

Mount Ulap, Itogon, Benguet (1846 MASL) Hike Date: January 20, 2020 Entry Point: Brgy. Ampucao, Itogon Exit Point: Brgy. Sta. Fe, Itogon On getting there: Since I only joined the Trekkers Avenue, I can't provide the exact details on how to get here. I will be updating this once I can get information on how [...]

Mount Apo: Climbing the Roof of the Philippines

Mount Apo, also known locally as Apo Sandawa, is a large solfataric, active stratovolcano on the island of Mindanao, Philippines. With an elevation of 2,954 meters (9,692 ft) above sea level, it is the highest mountain in the Philippine Archipelago and is located between Davao City and Davao del Sur province in Region XI and [...]

Mt.Lanaya: A Kick-off to 2018

MT. LANAYA Alegria, Cebu (700 MASL) Hike Date: 6-7JANUARY2018 Actual Itinerary: 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM ETD South Bus Terminal – Alegria 10:30 PM – 12:00 MN Ascend to Brgy. Lumpan & Lanaya Camp Site 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM – Ascend to Kalo Kalo Peak 8:30 AM – 12:30 NN – Descend 12:30 NN – [...]

Mt. Mauyog: Team Hades’ Mother Mountain

Hike Date: May 10, 2018 
On getting to Mt. Mauyog via Eskina Manunggal From Ayala Terminal, take a v-hire to Balamban and drop at Eskina Manunggal = (1 hour and 30 mins) = P120 From Eskina Maunggal, take a motorcycle to the foot of Mt. Mauyog = (25 mins) = P100/head Mt. Mauyog Fees: Entrance [...]

Kandungaw Peak: Fascinating 360 View

Location: Brgy. Maloray, Dalaguete, Cebu Hike Date: November 19, 2017 
On getting to Kandungaw Peak (Itinerary & Expenses): Time Route | Expenses in Php 6:00 AM - 9:00 AM ETA/D Cebu (South Bus Terminal)- Eskina Dalaguete =P120 
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM ETD/A Eskina Dalaguete - Brgy Maloray =P150 10:00 AM - 12:30 NN Ascend [...]

Mt. Makatol: Living on its name

Location: Lutopan, Cebu Hike Date: 05APRIL2018 On getting there: From South Bus Terminal, take a bus going to Toledo and ask the driver to drop you at Eskina Landing. Jump-off: Das Village Expenses (Exclusive of food): Guide Fee: P50/head South Bus Terminal to Eskina Landing via Calvo bus= P50 Breakfast & Lunch = At your [...]