Mt. Manalmon + Bayukbok Cave + Monkey Bridge

September 2015 This hike is pretty close to home –literally. Mt. Manalmon is in the same town where I grew up. It is located at Sitio Madlum, under Brgy. Sibul’s jurisdiction where I graduated high school. Although I haven’t been to Manalmon before, it still feels like I’m within my home turf. The event this time is…

Mt. Ayaas

September 2015 The exciting and somewhat dangerous hike of the past month has convinced me that, given enough safety precautions, I can actually make hiking a part of my lifestyle. The adrenaline rush is addictive, the view from the top never disappoints, but what got me hooked is the camaraderie. I have met so many…

Mt. Talamitam & Mt. Batulao Twin Dayhike

August 2015 With two summits under my belt, I expected I’d be more confident about this trip.I am, but I still got a little nervous at the thought of hiking up two mountains in one day. I remember the organizer saying that it’s manageable for beginners, and who am I to insist I know better. My…