Batangas, Heights

Manabu Peak – Legit Beginner-friendly Mountain

It was 2014. I vividly remember every step of uncertainty as I push myself towards my first peak. I was drained and can hardly count the times I slipped, and wished it be over. Nonetheless, I was challenged. After 3 years, I went back to my Mother Mountain situated in Sto. Tomas, Batangas. Rising at… Continue reading Manabu Peak – Legit Beginner-friendly Mountain

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Bataan, Heights

Tarak Ridge – Long Weekend Chill Climb

Rising to 1,130 MASL, Tarak Ridge is part of the 4-peaked Mariveles Mountain Range in Bataan. This year, October 31 was declared a holiday resulting to 4-day rest day. And what do we do with extra long weekend? We climb. ­čÖé Day 0 | October 29, 2016 |┬áSaturday As recommended by friends, we joined #TeamStrangerDanger's… Continue reading Tarak Ridge – Long Weekend Chill Climb

Heights, Nueva Vizcaya

Mt. Ugo Traverse – Our Comeback Climb

  The plan to hike┬áMt. Ugo popped up when we experienced hell on Earth┬áas my previous group┬átraversed Mt. Balingkilat last March. We searched and planned for our Ugo hike until it took us months of absolute and pure nothing. So when the opportunity knocked to join a group who'll be traversing Mt. Ugo on the… Continue reading Mt. Ugo Traverse – Our Comeback Climb

Miles, Zambales

The Circle Hostel, Zambales – Backpacker’s Haven

My friend and I took an unplanned trip headed North last weekend. Having only our shoulder bags and brave souls. It's an almost 7-hour travel from Pasay to Iba, Zambales. Upon reaching the town of San Felipe, we took a trike to The Circle Hostel. The Circle Hostel is a backpacker's haven. If you are… Continue reading The Circle Hostel, Zambales – Backpacker’s Haven

Heights, Zambales

Mt. Balingkilat – Nagsasa Cove Traverse

UPDATES AS OF JANUARY 25, 2017. Finally able to retrieve my original itinerary and contacts from my old laptop. Sharing with you guys: Kuya Tommy, original mountain guide contact - +639074737117. Since he was not able to guide us, he told us he'll "secure another trusted guide" for our team. Turned out, we had Kuya… Continue reading Mt. Balingkilat – Nagsasa Cove Traverse