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Tagged With: Mt. Apo Climb

Three Sister’s Journey to the Roof of the Philippines

Being the tallest mountain in the Philippines, Mt. Apo attracts hikers from all over. When I told my sisters I wanted to go, they immediately volunteered to go with me. I was actually surprised since they are not regular hikers, and Mt. Apo only happened to be the tallest mountain in the Philippines. But they … 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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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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DoubleTraverse Via Sta. Cruz -Makilala Trail

Last October 11-14, 2012 we have the opportunity to trek with a group from ‘Climb Against Cancer” (CAC) who wants to conquer Mt. Apo and at the same time help the school children living the foot of the Mountain (Sitio Colan and Tumpis). The group was headed by Ms. Shirley Sibuyo and Thirteen(13) of her … 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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A French Actor’s Impression….

“In the middle of the journey of my life I found myself lost in a dark forest And I had lost the right path… Oooooh, how could I describe this wild, thick and bitter place? …but, in fact there, after many ordeals, I found  Goodness, Beauty and the love of my life… “ Dante Alighieri, … Continue reading »

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An Australian Article : My Mt. Apo Experience,,,,

I am a 58 year old Australian who found Albert Gabriel from a google search of climbing Mt Apo. I have just completed a 3 day climb of Mt.Apo and I have to say I am delighted at how well the climb was organised and I am happy to say I had an unforgettable experience. The varied terrain … Continue reading »

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Tracing the Roots: A journey to Mt.Apo

  I’ve been blessed to be a part of a friendship that values the beauty and wonders of our motherland; to have the audacity to experience that thrills she can offer. Team masaya as we call ourselves have already visited most parts of the Philippines. One experience we will never forget is embarking to a … Continue reading »

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Late Summer Traverse with Two Ladies

Summer is closing in, and rainy season is nearly coming …..this is the time when we had two lady guest who climb  Mt. Apo using the Sta. Cruz-Kidapawan Traverse Trail last May 18-20 2013. They were Ms. Anne Karen dela Cerna(Yayen) , a nurse in a hospital and research center the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia … Continue reading »

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