Climbing the Philippines’ 10th Highest: Mt. Kalawitan

Hi everyone! I just came back from my recent hike to the arguably 10th highest mountain in the Philippines* and my 45th mountainMt. Kalawitan. Up to the last week of the event proper, I was still unsure if I could join because of personal matters but just a day before the hike took place, I confirmed my attendance and was able to join the group. Talk about cramming, right?

Mountain Stats

Elevation: 2,714+ MASL

Location: Bontoc, Mountain Province/Sabangan, Mountain Province

Difficulty: 6/9 (Basing this on my experience)

Trek to Summit: 9 hours

There were several things that made me struggle during this hike that took place last January 28-29, 2017. Nonetheless, I do not regret joining because more than the exhaustion and pain, I was also really happy with the people I was with. Read on below for the full story of our weekend.

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Summer Escapades: Cali Castaways

Hello! I went on a slightly spontaneous 3D2N trip last March 27, 2015. I said “slightly spontaneous” because my office mates and I casually planned the trip over lunch a few weeks back but never really talked about it after. On the night before the trip, we were still asking each other if we will push through with it or not – pretty funny. In the end, we decided to just pack our stuff and just go with the flow, after all, we already booked the place we were going to stay in.

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