September 21, 2015 wanderpinoy 0Comment

 “It’s always further than it looks. It’s always taller than it looks. And it’s always harder than it looks.” (the three rules of mountaineering)  Mt. Batulao is recognized  as one of the top favorites for mountain climbing because of its proximity and being beginners-friendly.  In less than 3 hours, you will be applauded with the spectacular rock formations and panoramic view of the grassland that will leave you in astonishment. Though it is considered a minor climb but it definitely ain’t easy for a newbie.  It was a gloomy morning; we started the trek from the old trail to the…

May 29, 2015 wanderpinoy 1Comment

 Mountain climbing has been one of the emerging hobbies today. The cost is reasonable and the experience is completely rewarding. Though not good for the weak heart as it uses just about every muscle you can imagine. On top of the physical stamina needed to withstand the extensive journeys, mental stability and emotional strength is essential to sustain rigorous climb.   Most of the articles online will tell you that this mountain is apt for beginners, and I wouldn’t argue with any of them since it’s their personal opinion. But I don’t want you to feel shock and off the edge of…

May 8, 2015 wanderpinoy 0Comment

My spontaneity brought me to the highest mountain in Luzon, standing at 2,922 Meters above Sea Level.   Mt. Pulag is one of the most climbed mountains and is considered a must have in the bucket list for every mountaineering enthusiast. There are several trails to choose from, and Ambangeg is one of the popular and easiest Trails. The enchantment of Pulag, however, is much greater than just the clouds, trails and dwarf bamboo. The whole experience is a great treat that makes every pain, COLD and extreme exhaustion totally worth it.   At 12 midnight, we started the trek to…

December 16, 2014 wanderpinoy 2Comment

Mt. Pinatubo’s cataclysmic eruption was considered one of the world’s most explosive eruptions in the twentieth century, which sent huge amounts of ash high into the sky and to its neighboring countries.There were thousands of evacuated families and about hundreds were killed during the event. Even though the eruption happened 23 years ago, the memory is still vivid in everyone’s mind. My friends and I were supposed to climb Mt Pulag, but something came up and we decided to do a day Trek in Mt. Pinatubo instead. My friend who just came from Dubai had our package tour arranged to us. Though you can also DIY, but since…