Mt. Talinis: To the Route Less Traversed, Okoy 5 Trail

The challenging trails rolling up and down with vertical drops (some in almost, if not all at 90 degrees, angle), rappelling without harness just the strong twigs and roots of the wild, and the unpredictable weather. Twice the experience yet here we are again, climbing the magical 2-summit mountain range of Mt. Talinis. After those … Continue reading Mt. Talinis: To the Route Less Traversed, Okoy 5 Trail

Adventure is… Leaving Your Comfort Zone for Mt. Talinis (Apolong-Bediao Trail)

Barely calling ourselves as mountaineers with our few years of hiking experience, we ever dreamt of leveling up. What happens next was really an epic – somewhat a failure for not reaching Mt. Talinis’ summit but an overall success for our safe descent. Admitted to having not properly prepared for the climb, this serves as … Continue reading Adventure is… Leaving Your Comfort Zone for Mt. Talinis (Apolong-Bediao Trail)