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Stories of Hiking, Trekking, Climbing, Hills, Rocks, Mountain, Summit

Uwan-uwanan Falls: An Adrenaline Pumping Secret in Southern Leyte

Uwan-uwanan Falls Brgy. Kawayan, Libagon, Southern Leyte   It was ten in the morning when we entered the palm forests of Brgy. Kawayan in Libagon, Southern Leyte.  In the first twenty minutes of the trek, I thought to myself of … Continue reading

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Explorer’s Notebook 1: Tracking the Mandalagan Mountain Range

Back in 2011 when I was only three years into hiking, I, along with two other friends decided to take our hiking to the next level.  We have just finished our basic mountaineering and orienteering courses and we were itching … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Neolithic Age: Payag Bouldering House

If there was one sport that has put every bit of my strength to test, that would be rock climbing.  I’m not much for a competitive type: a little trail running race from time to time to make up for … Continue reading

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K2D Double Traverse Part 2: Mt. Dulang-dulang the Sacred Mountain

  I had some trail snacks alone and some guys already passed and overtook me.  I listened closer to the lead packs voices and they seemed near and steady.  I hadn’t realized I was only a few meters from the … Continue reading

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K2D Double Traverse Part 1: Mt. Kitanglad the Hi-Tech Mountain

I had a clear view of the towers after the fog was swept away by the cool breeze. I was moments from summiting the fourth highest mountain in the country. It began to rain a few meters before reaching the … Continue reading

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Shoestring Trip to Alcoy + Pugalo Run 3

It was late noon when we left Cebu City for Alcoy that third Saturday of March.  The trip was long and we took that slow, passenger-scavenging minibus from the south bus terminal.  The seats are so narrow we can hardly … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Rivers: Backyard Trekking at Bonbon, Cebu

Bonbon is a mountain barangay on the outskirts of the queen city of the south, Cebu.  It is a thirty minute ride from Lahug and is accessible via habal-habal – a local term for a motorbike that carries passengers to far … Continue reading

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