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Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Mount Pulag Sea of Clouds

Chasing Sea of Clouds

It has been months since my trip to Mount Pulag. It has been three months, but the experience is still fresh. I will never forget it, ever! The coldness, people and, of course, the wonderful landscape.

Mount Pulag is a very well known national park in the Philippines, locally or internationally. If you happen to be from Baguio, you’ll notice the popularity because of the numerous backpackers that come and go (Ahem! Victory Bus Terminal). If you are observant, many of the backpackers you see are actually there for the nth time, myself included. Many tourists return because of (more…)

Mount Arayat

Mount Arayat Experience (Traverse)

Entry point: Brgy. Ayala, Magalang, Pampanga
Exit point: Brgy. Juan Bano, Arayat, Pampanga
LLA: 15.2067N, 120.7441E, 1030 MASL
Days required / Hours to summit: 1-2 days / 5 hours (NP) 8 hours (SP)
Specs: Major climb, Difficulty 5/9, Trail class 1-4 (10kms)

This is the second mountain and first major I have conquered. I’m still a newbie in this outdoor thing. There are still a lot to climb and things to learn. Some people don’t like the idea of getting exhausted and the possibility of getting into an accident. Yes, there are risks, as a matter of fact, it does not matter where you are or what you do. (more…)