This blog post is intentionally way different from the ones I’ve written about Mt. Pulag. My eyes wide shut for the past few days thinking what to do after what I’ve seen in the mountains. I can’t bear not to share my recent climb hoping to open the eyes of new age travelers and ask … More Mt. Pulag screams NO TO MASS CLIMBING
14 days to go before Valentine’s Day! Some may have already booked their romantic getaway or reserved a candle light dinner in a fancy hotel and most are still undecided on how they will celebrate Valentine’s Day this year. Thinking of a gift to give to your partner may even be a rocket science. I … More Romanticize with Nature this Valentine’s Day
CONTENT=”0; URL=URL_mt-romelo-good-vibes-vs-bad-sides”> I am breathing fresh air. My tiring muscles are rewarded by the magnificence of every creature I see. I hastily put my backpack down, sat on a big sturdy rock beside the river, stretched my weary shoulders, and swung my legs into the water as I enjoyed the relaxing ticklish splash of running … More Mt. Romelo: Good Vibes vs Bad Sides
“The mountains are calling me”, that’s my usual line when I am on a hiatus. I’ve been resting since my climb in Mt. Maculot last March this year. When JC invited me to join a day-trek climb to Mt. Malipunyo, no shilly-shallies, I then decided I’ll go with them even if I’m the only girl. … More a Day Trek to Mt. Malipunyo
Dear Mt. Pulag, By the time you’re reading this letter, I’m probably on my way home or back in the office desk sipping a cup of coffee. I could also be eating in KFC and gulping a large Coke or just plainly sitting somewhere while thinking of you. It was great to see you again … More Benguet: A Letter to Mt. Pulag
(I wrote this Q4 of last year 2009. I just posted this now coz i missed posting it before.) Jump-off point: Sitio Bayabasan, Brgy. Aga, Nasugbu (KM. 83) LLA: 14.1158° N; 120.7577° N; 630 MASL Days required/ Hours to summit: 1 day / 2 hours Specs: Minor climb, Difficulty 3/9, Trail class 1-3 with steep assault … More Mt. Talamitam Climb
Why do you climb mountains?”, Jed asked me during our team building last February 27, 2009, the day before the Mt. Manabo climb. I was thinking about this while climbing Mt. Manabo and realized that I got no solid answer as my attention was curiously caught by the breathtaking sights on my way up. I … More Why do I climb mountains?