How to Survive a Forest Fire While Hiking

As a hiker, it is crucial to know the four phases of fire safety, in case of a forest fire while hiking. Before hike assess the threat level of the site, carry an emergency survival kit, take a map, and use nonsynthetic clothes and bags, no campfires in high-risk zones, carry any camping essentials, camp … Continue reading How to Survive a Forest Fire While Hiking

Beyond Distance: Adventures to CDO and Bukidnon

“Where are you?” a caller asked. “In a place where heartaches mend,” she replied. This is the conversation I overheard from the lady sitting just behind me while on my way to Cagayan de Oro to meet my friends (TribuAdOBo). Is my hometown, Bukidnon, really a place to be for the brokenhearted and in pain? … Continue reading Beyond Distance: Adventures to CDO and Bukidnon

23 Ways Hiking Makes You Healthier

  Making hiking a regular habit has got many health benefits. It helps to manage your weight in the right ratio or even at times helps to lose your extra pounds. Even one hour of a hike would help you burn around 400 – 500 calories approximately. Weight loss results seem to be greater if … Continue reading 23 Ways Hiking Makes You Healthier

Quenching My Thirst for Nature: Mt. Capistrano Day Hike

As per request by a friend. Here’s my first climb experience in Bukidnon more than a year ago. Enjoy the read. 🙂

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Mt. Capistrano
 
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Jump-Off Point
Knowing Bukidnon as home for famous mountains and mountain ranges, I would be depriving myself of what it can offer me if I’ll go back to Cebu without climbing one of them. Who would have thought they were awaiting for me in my own hometown. Since I would only have limited number of days to stay, I will take the challenge one at a time, and Mt. Capistrano is a good start for this year. Lucky enough, I have a friend/schoolmate who’s also into outdoor activities.
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With my friend/schoolmate who serve as one of my guides
 
I have learned that rocky Mt. Capistrano is notable among the small mountains in the province, which is visible in the highways of Malaybalay City. It towers an average of 2,000 feet above sea level and humbly crowned with…

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Osmeña Peak With the Birdie Buddies: A Friendship Camp

So what else can be better than camping with your close friends and family? How about go hiking and camping with people you less talk to and those you have just bump into first time? Well, it was a challenge at first, fun and enjoyable all along, and will be something to look forward to … Continue reading Osmeña Peak With the Birdie Buddies: A Friendship Camp

Mt. Mago: A Boundary Day Hike to the North of Cebu

The weekend is near and it only means a perfect time for the wanderer to explore the wilderness. People may find me crazy to spend my supposed rest time off work on Sundays to the wild, but I actually find it comforting to walk on hectares of land that comes with muddy, rocky, bushy trail … Continue reading Mt. Mago: A Boundary Day Hike to the North of Cebu

Bittersweet Nature Trip: From Obong Spring to Osmeña Peak

Have you been spellbound by a spectacular view of nature or by an idyllic spot just to see the sun rises and sets? I have been at the hype for these, countless of times actually, which is why I always think of wild camping whenever I’m stressed, at mundane or just when I need to … Continue reading Bittersweet Nature Trip: From Obong Spring to Osmeña Peak

Musuan Peak: The 10-Turn Day Hike

It may be ironic, but yes, I have been passing Musuan Peak 4 years of my college life without setting foot even on its base since I’ve known it to be frequented only by teachers and students when doing botanical and zoological research. It even took me several climbs in Cebu before I had one … Continue reading Musuan Peak: The 10-Turn Day Hike

Climbing the Historic Mt. Manunggal Where Dear President Ramon Magsaysay’s Life Ended

​ ​​ ​Would you rather go with the same group of travel buddies or go with the random people along your adventures? Confusing? There's actually no right or wrong answer to this as some time in our life, whether we are caught in a circumstance or have planned it ahead, we get to mingle with … Continue reading Climbing the Historic Mt. Manunggal Where Dear President Ramon Magsaysay’s Life Ended

Habagat Choose Your Wild Adventure: Surviving Osmeña Peak-Kawasan Falls Traverse the Second Time Around

Yes, been to Osmeña Peak (OPeak) a number of times already and have traversed to Kawasan Falls for the second time, but with random people and a different set of friends. Why suffer your physical self when you are supposed to rest during weekends? Crazy? Some may consider it so since it normally takes 4-6 … Continue reading Habagat Choose Your Wild Adventure: Surviving Osmeña Peak-Kawasan Falls Traverse the Second Time Around