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Mt. Makiling: Travel Guide, Itinerary and Expenses

Mt. Makiling is an inactive volcano located at the border of the province of Laguna and Batangas. The Mountain is owned by University of the Philippines Los Banos, Laguna. It was a national park before but was then transferred to them for the use in forestry education and information.

Elevation: 1,090masl (3,580ft)
Difficulty: 5/9

There are two(2) different trails to choose from:

1. Backtrail
* from Jump off point (Brgy. San Felix, Sto. Tomas Batangas) up to peak 2 and went back to the…

Conquering Mt. Makiling: We got lost but managed to survive

It was past four o’clock in the afternoon, and we were in the middle of descending from the summit of Mt. Makiling when suddenly we got separated from the group and got lost.

Let me start from the very beginning.

The bus station near LRT Gil Puyat is our meeting place before going to Batangas. Jornel, one of my collegues, and I arrived early since we came from the office. At around 4:30AM we are already complete and boarded the bus…

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MY SECOND HIKE : MT. ULAP

After having a successful hike at Mt. Maculot in Batangas, it took us (with Mei) a month to schedule another mountain to climb because of our busy work, while on the other hand our new found friends whom we met at our first hike keep hiking almost every week.

 

Mei and I accept the challenge to hike the Mt. Ulap considering we don’t have that much experience in hiking compared to them, but I guess that’s what life all about…