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

How To Safely Hike With Your Dog?

In order to enjoy every single second while in the woods with your canine companion, it is very important to train them the manners and rules which are followed during hiking. For training them well on the trail, it is recommended to make use of leashes as it will help you both while enjoying the … Continue reading How To Safely Hike With Your Dog?

D2K: The 3D2N Mt. Dulang-Dulang Traverse to Mt. Kitanglad

Would you rather pursue a dream that fears you most or continue dreaming for the rest of your life? Disclaimer: All thoughts expressed in this blog are based on my own. Every traveler may differ in perspectives on things they experience at traveling. I’ve been traveling, passing through the Kitanglad Mountain Range almost my whole … Continue reading D2K: The 3D2N Mt. Dulang-Dulang Traverse to Mt. Kitanglad

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

Tribu AdOBo’s First Anniversary: The Hows of Us

Team Nature, D' Nature Wanderers, Tribu AdOBo. How? When? Where? Who? Questions left me pondering. Yeah right? Knowing these guys this far? Hmmm, let's have a rewind. Disclaimer: All thoughts expressed in this blog are based on my own. Every traveler may differ in perspectives on things they experience at traveling. I have co-workers who … Continue reading Tribu AdOBo’s First Anniversary: The Hows of Us

Second Chance at Mt. Talinis: The Panhilakan-Apolong Trail

Give your love a second chance – the statement we almost often hear among lovers. How about your love for nature or your passion for adventure? Giving your passion a second, third or more chance is nothing less than a hope that may take nerves of steel but with a reward of pearl beyond price. … Continue reading Second Chance at Mt. Talinis: The Panhilakan-Apolong Trail

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

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)