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Adventure

Mt. Apo Traverse Climb @ 77…

Last March 30 2017, Mr. Tony Olarte, 67, a former guest who did his first climb to Mt.Apo with us last April 2014, made a call asking me to organize a climb for his group of 4 trekkers to do a traverse climb to Mt. Apo. Without hesitation I gave him the costing and climb … Continue reading »

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First Time’s Always Exciting!

I always reminisce my first time experiences. What is it? Where did it happen? How was the experience? And it always boils down to one thing, the desire of doing such. J Well, everyone has their own versions of “things to do”, whether it be travelling around the world, pigging out at the most expensive … Continue reading »

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Trekking Adventures Offered

Since the closure of Mt.Apo since summer of 2016 due to the Forrest Fire that happened last March 24 this year mtapoadventures.com scouted some mountains to trek as alternative activity in the region. Below are some of the mountains that we offer for climbing(Click the photo for details): 1.Lake Holon Trekking   2.Mt Kitanglad-Dulang Traverse … Continue reading »

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My Mt. Apo Journal

My heart is pounding fast. I could almost feel it going out from my ears. I am out of breath. Sweats dripping all over my body. I feel numb. My eyes blur that I need to blink it away. My legs tremble that I sometimes sway. I am walking but no longer thinking. Suddenly, I … Continue reading »

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Once Upon A Climb

April 9, 2015. We arrived at D’ Counter Inn where a night accommodation and free breakfast are included in the tour package. It’s just a few steps away from People’s Park of Davao City. Around 6:30 pm, we had the chance to meet our tour guide Albert Gabriel and had our briefing. First impression? He … Continue reading »

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Mt. Apo Scaled by Engineers from Holland,,,,

A group of young Engineers from Holland climb with us last February , 2015 which is our first time to be with most number of Dutch in one climb. The climb only took two days which we were able to camp in the 87 degrees camp site on day one and reach the summit of Mt. … Continue reading »

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All End’s Up at the Summit ,,,,,

August is one of the rainy months in the Philippines , but still Mt. Apo can be scaled during this times as long as typhoon will not hit Davao City.   Last year , we have organized Four (4) groups to climb Mt. Apo using Three(3) different trails and all reach the summit on the … Continue reading »

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A German’s Quest for the 60th Summit in the World

Last October 11, 2014 I had the chance to climb with Markus Hogenschurz a German engineer whose passion of scaling every highest mountain in every country around the world . On this climb , it was his 60th Summit and it was an honor to climb with a seasoned climber like him to the roof … Continue reading »

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Bundokverein Girls,,,,An Unforgetable Experience

Mt Apo, the Philippines’ highest, has been an elusive mountain for me and my travel buddy, Nadine. We have been planning to climb it since 2012. And beginning of 2014, we planned to climb it in January, our birthday month. But there was bad weather at that time in Mindanao so we had to cancel … Continue reading »

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Cliché Lessons on Climbing Mt. Apo

There will be bumps Just like any other special day that one waits and longs for, our rendezvous with Mount Apo wasn’t without bumps. In fact, it was met with lots. I almost missed my flight to Manila, which meant I would also miss the flight to Davao. J missed her flight back to work … Continue reading »

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