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Its been a decade after my first climb but the same beauty of nature unfolded before my eyes. Trails have become safer yet remained challenging specially for newbies. New trail have been opened and the rockies have been explored more than ever. Friendly, accomodating and...More
Mt. Maculot is located 2 hours from Manila, providing an instant getaway for people in the Metro.
It has three peaks for climbers to enjoy. We started with the stations of the cross peak, then to the Maculot summit, then all the way to Rockies....More
I am 41 years old turning 42 this April. I am somewhat obese at 180 pounds despite being 5'9. I treadmill 2 to 3 times a week which is what helped me get through this challenge.
I went with my officemates, majority of whom were...More
At the heart of Batangas lies one of the most popular day hike destinations that boasts a breath-taking view of Taal Lake and the renowned Taal Volcano – Mt. Maculot. According to our guide, there are approximately 500 hikers climbing the mountain on weekends while...More
It's been years since my last climb, so when a friend ask me to join her, I was excited and a bit concern. I never exercise regularly and not that fit as I used to. But I did it anyway. We joined the group of...More
It is my first time to hike and it was in Mt. Maculot. My experience was more than amazing. The scenery in this place is wonderful and stunning. I would definite l recommend this to first time hikers like me. :)
I think this is my 5th in Mt. Maculot and it never ceases to amaze me. :)
1. Distance - Just a 1.5 hr drive from Manila. If you're commuting 2 hrs.
2. A surreal view of Taal Lake - Taken for granted because...More
When we reached the Rockies, it rained hard we don't have a choice but go down. On the way to the summit, the trail was muddy to the point that you need to crawl. But we had fun there and took a lot of pictures....More
We decided to do the full traverse which included Camp Site, Rockies, Summit (930m) and the Grotto which was P800 with mandatory guide (thanks Nathan!). We were told it would be about 6hrs but did it easily in 5.
The climb to the Camp Site...More